Nancy L. Meek


“In Peace’s name,
we’ll shoot you dead,
no matter what
some say God said.”

“Thou shall not kill”
for it’s been said
it shows not love,
but hate, instead.

Some people claim
that that’s not true,
like the Viet Cong,
who’ve killed a few.

“We did not hate”
or so they say.
“We merely killed
to live our way. “

If that is true,
then love’s a lie
and so is sin
and water’s dry.

One does not kill
the souls he loves,
unless he’s God
and Hawks are Doves.