Punk Rock Peace
Many people think that punk rock is violent.
They think that punks are a drugged out bunch
that start inane fights whenever possible.
These people have never been
in the middle of a mosh pit,
where this week I witnessed
more compassion in one night alone
than I have in most weeks
out in the ‘normal’ world.
When someone falls down,
you pick them back up
in a mosh pit,
but that’s not always the case
in the real world.
Right now I am listening to a punk song
a topic that most mainstream musicians never even touch on.
Will somebody please
Come aid those helpless in need,
And renew our faith in this human race!
It’s funny that on the International Day of Peace
the only thing that I want
is for my fellow humans to learn a little about compassion
from my favorite band:
Will you show some heart
And end this trouble here where it starts
You won’t tear us apart!
This is my anthem for peace.
Don’t tear us apart
You’ve gotta show some heart!