…a dedication to all the fallen, and particularly to Cpl Nathan Cirillo in the face of the recent madness…

From a Scotsman, living in Abu Dhabi, about a senseless act (and all other senseless acts) that occured the other day halfway around the world. Thank you, Seumas, for your thoughtful words.

Seumas Gallacher

…I don’’t often cut and paste my Facebook posts as blog pieces, but so many people have asked me to do so with the post I made on there yesterday, in the hope that the message may go viral… if yeez wish to share it, please do so… LUV YEEZ!… here’s the post:

…the older I become, the less rational the world appears… I care not for the arguments and posturing that dress themselves as nationalistic, religious, political or downright greed… when a young man standing HONOUR GUARD in memory of those fallen in horrendous global conflicts around the planet is gunned down under some pretence of a deluded fanatic’s ‘righteousness’, my soul screams out, ‘Enough’! ….how present are the words of the song that ask ‘when will they ever learn?’ ..the ‘they’ being all of the creeds, nutters, even well-meaning hawks of all nationalities… last year, I unashamedly…

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  1. The poem was excellent. It mirrors my feelings that all of this senseless killing is incomprehensible insanity!

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