AuthorsDen.com   Join | Login  

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

SIGNED BOOKS    AUTHORS    eBOOKS new!     BOOKS    STORIES    ARTICLES    POETRY    BLOGS    NEWS    EVENTS    VIDEOS    GOLD    SUCCESS    TESTIMONIALS

Featured Authors:  Cindy Ziperman, iNickolaus Pacione, iChristina Neely, iGina McKnight, iKatharine Giovanni, iM. Pritchard, iDavid Gelber, i

  Home > Poetry > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Mary Cecil

· Become a Fan
· Contact me
· Sponsor Me!
· Poetry
· Blog
· 47 Titles
· 129 Reviews
· Save to My Library
· Share with Friends!
·
Member Since: Apr, 2012

Mary Cecil, click here to update your pages on AuthorsDen.




Featured Book
S.H.O.T.S. Project (SuperHero's Operating Through Syringes)
by Craig Hartpence

This coloring and activity booklet is based on a fictional theme of Superhero vs Supervillan concept was created to inspire individuals to promote childhood immunizations..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members


Featured Book
Terrorism, Ethics, and Modern Society
by Lawrance Lux

A handbook for discussion of the violation of Ethics, by the use of Terrorism; examining the development of the anti-social ideology behind Terrorism. ..  
BookAds by Silver
Gold and Platinum Members



Popular Poetry (Poetry)
  1.  in honor of
  2.  Blue Morpho
  3.  Life and a Love
  4.  Free Spirit
  5.  Learning Experence
  6.  Australian storm
  7.  For Emily
  8.  Water Baby
  9.  Your Own Nuclear Power
  10.  Traveler's Lament
  11.  I'm So Happy
  12.  Woodsmoke and Possibility....
  13.  Defeat
  14.  I Wish I Could Tell You...
  15.  Eclipse
  16.  Springtime Breeze
  17.  Morning Thoughts
  18.  larger voice
  19.  Last Birthday
  20.  My Scars





Letter to Syria
by Mary Cecil
Sunday, June 02, 2013
Rated "G" by the Author.
Share   Print  Save   Become a Fan

Recent poems by Mary Cecil
•  'My Elusive Happiness'
•  'Dear Dad'
•  'Love and All that Matters'
•  'Where the tides End'
•  'Echoes in the Wind'
           >> View all 47

Protest poem against the war in Syria

‘Letter to Syria’

 

The innocents in Syria,

Darkness consumes their lives

Fear transporting their hearts,

Into a long goodnight

 

Wrapped in shrouds of grief,

Dying by merciless command

Posterity’s judgement’s can wait

As ceaseless aggression stalks the land

 

Who can calm the storm?

Will their children’s children know?

The testimony of the vanquished

As grace and humanity takes flight

 

Yet an idea once born cannot die,

For liberty and justice will be

Truth in the hearts of victims,

A flame  for victory   

 

 

 

By

Mary Cecil

2/6/2013

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 
Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!


Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/2/2013
It's easy for us to speak out from our distant observation point and make claims.

I would only ask you to examine the American Civil War. Two sides determined to eliminate each other. One side with the president with all the resources to vanquish the other. The other side wishing to maintain its paternalistic ideal lifestyle based on slave labor.

I would also ask you to look at the French Revolution. When the people have had enough of autocracy and dictatorial slavery to power, all they ask is to break free to live the way they see Americans living in a far-off land. (We still are free in spite of what many think).

I think the inevitable is that the powerful and dictatorial lose in the end, if the resistors had taken a nonviolent approach (they did in the beginning with demonstrations that were put down with lethal force) throughout, they would get to their goal sooner. Think of Gandhi and Martin Luther King.

Ron
Reviewed by Edward Phillips 6/2/2013
The struggle for peace, freedom, and justice is found in the hearts and souls of the strong and the brave like Mary Cecil.
Reviewed by Budd Nelson 6/2/2013
such life events we do not know the intricacies of
budd



Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.