A Gun, a Prayer, a Sigh

A Gun, a Prayer, a Sigh

A Poem by John Alexander McFadyen

Misguided humanity.


A Gun, a Prayer, a Sigh

Here in the shadows

only cold winds pass.

Here in this dark passage

many have been

strangled to death.


the children of Kali,

rule in these sad times.

Only death separates the

good from the bad,

and so they fill mass graves

until overflowing.

Simply to hide their misdeeds

and allow their sick

kind to breed

as monsters,

who roam the earth

in search of the blood

of innocents,

AK 47s at hand.



© 2017 John Alexander McFadyen

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A very nice short tale written my friend. You create a opening for more tale and blood. AK47 can be deadly. Just don't miss. Thank you John for sharing the amazing tale.

Posted 3 Days Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

3 Days Ago

Thank you for reading dear friend.
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3 Days Ago

You are welcome John.
"the children of Kali,"

Interesting choice. My friend and I have discussed the alarming increase of mental illness and violence and feel that pollution and GMO's and other such man-made effects have contributed to mankind's brain chemistry being altered. What say you?

Posted 1 Week Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

1 Week Ago

Interesting theory but man has been destructive since Adam and Eve were thrown out of the garden. A.. read more
it is a sign of the times john,they have been bredding for years,looking for the moment

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

It seems so Ron, sad but we must never let it dominate nor defeat us. many thank yous!
Powerful read John! Apt given the recent tragedy in Las Vegas.

'Only death separates the good from the bad' .... it is that bleak isn't it. *sigh.

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

I guess so Izzy but there are more good people and good deeds than bad. Just the bad ones get all th.. read more
Brutality....we see it every day no matter where we live. You mention the children of Kali, but look at what happened in Las Vegas yesterday. We are surrounded....innocent people killed for no reason. Evil. Powerful write. Lydi**

Posted 2 Weeks Ago

John Alexander McFadyen

2 Weeks Ago

Indeed in my mind was Las Vegas as I am writing a short story with it at the forefront of my reasoni.. read more

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Added on October 3, 2017
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John Alexander McFadyen
John Alexander McFadyen

Brixworth, England, United Kingdom

Well, have a long and complicated story and started it as an autobiography on Bebo but got writer's block/memory fogging. People liked it though and kept asking for the next chapter! fools. I have.. more..


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