Peace

Peace is such an easy concept, yet for some reason, it seems beyond difficult to attain.

Doves fly past the blue sky that meets the sea,
With white clouds and a rainbow, peace is near.
We put out our hands to shake; you and me.
We hold peace in our hearts, for it is dear.

The olive wreath hangs high, yet seems so far.
While sounds of the calumet begin to fade,
As daisies wilt away in a glass jar.
The crane tore to shreds; the one we had made.

Yellow ribbons worn, yet found on the ground.
The Mandala of peace, burned by a flame.
Soldiers dying, but we don’t hear a sound.
Security and ease, all but a game.

With the globe in our hands, peace is a must.
We need to begin with calmness and trust.

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12 comments on “Peace

  1. Fabi says:

    Beautiful and well written poem. Loved it, good job Dan πŸ™‚

  2. What a great poem and I so agree πŸ™‚

  3. Judy says:

    sadly so true….we need to keep working on it. Lovely poem. Nice writing style.
    Thanks for the visit to my blog! I’m glad I got to come here!

  4. Anastasia says:

    Beautiful poem! Thank you for sharing!

  5. renxkyoko says:

    Beautiful poem…… thanks for sharing it with us.

    Cheers !

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