Harmony

June 29, 2011
By Nicole Lanzer BRONZE, Bloomer, Wisconsin
Nicole Lanzer BRONZE, Bloomer, Wisconsin
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How can a storm rage cruel into the night
Where lav’nder orchids bloom under sun’s ray?
And violent trembles split the earth in two
Where Double Dutch and hopscotch kids do play?
How can a blaze engulf a city whole
Where robins chirp on sunny afternoons?
And beggar perch upon a curb in rags
Where strolling are those blessed with silver spoon?
Though strife and sorrow course through Earth as veins
So too does joy and hope and peace and love
But Earth is more of beauty than of grief
A sure sign of God’s majesty above

I’ve found that balance on this Earth is key

As good and bad must live in harmony


The author's comments:
The idea for this poem came to me when I stepped back and realized just how conflicting our world can be. There may be horrible things going on in one part of the world, while something beautiful is transpiring in another. I felt the need to capture how all of that must come together to create harmony on this earth.

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JLeigh BRONZE said...
on Jul. 9 2011 at 11:25 am
JLeigh BRONZE, Bloemfontein, Other
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Favorite Quote:
Dynamites come in small packages.

Love it! It's beautiful and so true


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