We Must Fight For Our Own

We must love our own


We must fight for our own


We must love and fight for the victims

Because they’re part of our teams

We simply cannot let them suffer


We must respect their pride and candor


Under the bridge where they seek sanity

Freedom, decency, hope and better opportunities

Over the dangerous waves where they seek liberty

Men, women and children face death and controversies

All God’s children merit living in peace

All God’s children are created equal

It is the same red blood seeking justice

We all have one body, one heart and one soul

We must stand for the rights of everybody

Regardless of the color that we all see

The Sea is tired of drowning so many

The sharks are sick of devouring so many

The bombs no longer want to kill so many

The bullets are tired of piercing so many

And the flowers no longer want to be part

Of so many funerals

And it’s shameful that so many heads have no heart

Oh! Brave soldiers and poor generals

We must not love our own


We must not fight for our own



P.S. Peace and Love. Paix et Amour. Paz y Amor.

Copyright © February 2023, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved.

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poems.


This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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