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The Forgotten Song of Peace

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Think back:
When was the last time,
You saw complete peace,
In every country?

Peace, where people got along:
Weapons didn’t threaten,
Diseases didn’t cripple,
Race didn’t matter.

Peace, where there was no hate:
Each individual was respected,
For being themselves;
For being unique.

Peace, where it didn’t matter who you were,
Where you were,
What you had,
Or the good things you did.

The sweet song of peace,
Is often disregarded.
The music stops at a harsh point,
And is replaced with the clashing,
Sounds of violence.

But the forgotten song of peace,
Occasionally plays again.
The melody is heard,
Through small acts of kindness,
And undiscriminating love.



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Karen M. said...
Oct. 13, 2012 at 9:57 pm
OUTSTANDING POEM!
 
ladybugsrock said...
Sept. 2, 2012 at 6:01 pm
wow! I liked your poem a lot! i saw your comment on another poem and wanted to check u out! glad i did! it would mean a lot if you read some of my work and commented?! thanks!
 
writer3499 said...
Aug. 17, 2012 at 8:44 am
WOW this is powerful and so true! Love it
 
shaylapurple16 replied...
Aug. 18, 2012 at 10:48 pm
Thank you! Thank you for reading my poems!  
 
Akilah said...
Jul. 19, 2012 at 10:12 pm
It's a shame that peace has been forgotten around the world, except for sometimes.  Great poem.
 
Sharon M said...
Jun. 3, 2012 at 9:03 am
Shayla! This is so good :D
 
shaylapurple16 replied...
Aug. 11, 2012 at 2:34 am
Omg thanks! I just saw that :D   
 
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