The death of 20,000 kids in war

Imagine a world where nobody man, woman nor child died in war nor through hatred and greed, now that would be heaven on earth

Espen Stenersrød- From Pen To Heart

A generation is dying

Some words struck me the other day, and they struck hard: Should we be satisfied with, that the numbers of children dying in the world today have gone down from 40,000 a year to 20,000 a year?

The reason why it struck so hard was because we tend to actually see it as a good thing that we can put a lower number on lives lost. A number that should in fair matter be zero, has been raised as something positive because it is lower than what it was 10 years ago. Putting a number on life in the first place should be unnecessary, but we tend to do it anyway. After world war one, wich was in history, one of the last battles where the civilian casualties where kept at a minimum, and soldiers fought out the war. we have seen and increase in the…

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About cho wan yau

Teacher by day poet/writer by night. Words have been my first love and will be my last. As a child I locked myself into the toilet devouring books which transported me to distant lands. Poetry shared penned from 2009-2010 in a titanic struggle to stay sane at Heartbreak Hotel. Please check it out on chowanyau@wordpress.com. Any comments or feedback welcome. Why not share your story with me, because we all have one, don't we?

Posted on January 9, 2014, in Uncategorized. Bookmark the permalink. Leave a comment.

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