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  Blue Wishes
by Mr. Ed
Saturday, March 27, 2004
Rated "G" by the Author.

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I wish for a world full of peace, not war and strife


I wish for all living creatures, a much better life


 


I wish we could end poverty, spousal abuse, and greed


I wish we would only strive for the things that we need


 


I wish we could have sympathy for each of our neighbors


I wish that decent wages were paid for all of our labors


 


I wish we could find homes for all of the discarded strays


I wish we could provide every child with much happier days


 


I wish we could laugh daily, instead of drowning in tears


I wish we could conquer each and every one of our fears


 


I wish we could practice understanding, not bigotry and hate


I wish we could just stop pushing, and learn how to wait


 


I wish we could once again love and respect Mother Earth


I wish human hearts could replace their hatred with mirth


 


I wish we could return to a time when justice prevailed


I wish we could return to a place where heroes were hailed


 


But wishing, in real life, usually doesnít work out very well


Sitting around wishing, wonít bring heaven to our modern hell


 


Itís time we stood up, took action, and truly resolved to renew


Because just sitting around wishing, can make us quite blue


 


 


 


 


 


 


 




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Reviewed by Marie Wadsworth 3/27/2004
I think we all wish for these things. This is full of feeling. May your wishes come true.
Reviewed by Jane Rodway 3/27/2004
Yes, it is better to do than to wish-one of my favorite sayings ever sums it up: "Be the change you wish to see in the world-" Gandhi
Reviewed by Sheila Jones (Reader) 3/27/2004
This is so beautifully expressed, Ed!

You have a gifted pen...
Wonderfully writen!

Love, Sheila
Reviewed by Rose L 3/27/2004
Bravo!! A timely write if ever there were!!

~Rose~
Reviewed by Lady Peg (Reader) 3/27/2004
Beautiful wishes my poet Friend this is excellent.
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 3/27/2004
I wish for you Ed, long life,
I wish for you Ed, less strife,

I wish for you Ed, more fun,
I wish for you Ed, less guns,

I wish for you Ed, better laws,
I wish for you Ed, more paws,

But most of all, Ed, I wish for you,
To stay with us all to help those less fortunate,
For without philosophers like you, the world would be so unfortunate...

And excellent, as always write, Mr Kostro, sir, Peace thru Words, Ed & Rufuz
Reviewed by George MacLean Akurunwa 3/27/2004
Great and wonderful piece. I enjoyed it.
Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner 3/27/2004
(((ed)))

me, too...maybe if more than one wished, and prayed, we could get things done????

i hope so--powerful, eloquent write

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :(
Reviewed by June Thompson 3/27/2004
this was wonderfully done and so true

good intentions are in the eyes of many though few wishes are granted these days
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes 3/27/2004
I agree with you I stopped wishing......I rather do some fishing!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader) 3/27/2004
Ed you are so spot on "apathy rules" well said!!!
Reviewed by Franz Kessler 3/27/2004
Wonderful declaration of honesty and dignity- I couldn't agree more. It all could easily be realized, if all people did care for our world like you. Unfortunately, there are massive powers (greed and others) in the way. Franz
Reviewed by Anna Marie Fritz (Reader) 3/27/2004
You know the old saying: "If wishes were horses..."

These are admirable ones, Eddie, and well expressed. You
might find that the article I am posting today kind of fits
in with what you are talking about. And I wish you better days,
now and in the future.
Reviewed by Karen Lynn Vidra, The Texas Tornado 3/27/2004
I wish the same things, too, Ed; a wonderful and compassionate write!

(((HUGS))) and much love, your friend in Tx., Karen Lynn. :(
Reviewed by Katy Walsvik 3/27/2004
O, Ed.. you've been hanging around in my head again, haven't you? When you write like this, when you make me stare at the screen, seeing my thoughts in your words, tears streaming down, I consider your "visit" into my brain a cause for celebration. I'm one of those who still believes wishes come true... and as a grownup, I understand how to make that happen. Yes! Let's do what we can... it makes NO sense to just give up. Knowing you're out there in the same world as I am brings a comfort I can't describe but can truly feel! Thank you, dear heart.. katy xox.
Reviewed by *********** ********** (Reader) 3/27/2004
You and me both Ed......a most caring write..We need more like you...ty, Dani
Reviewed by Christine Morell 3/27/2004
A wonderful poem from a very caring heart.An Excellent poem, Ed, with powerful messages.
~Chrissie
Reviewed by E T Waldron 3/27/2004
I wish right along with you Ed,Your list is
on target, and your message that we need to do
more about it than wish is too! Beautifully done
my friend,thank you!
Reviewed by Leland Waldrip 3/27/2004
Excellent wish list, Ed. Human nature doesn't vary. It's our vast numbers that magnify our follies out of proportion to earlier times.
Best regards,
Leland
Reviewed by William Bonilla 3/27/2004
Excellent write ...Ed

I wish I were a frog
I'm still waiting for my princess

William
Reviewed by Susan Sparks (Reader) 3/27/2004
I'm glad you're one of the people who is willing to take action.
It IS time to take action, because our world has become so mad that it won't last much longer if we don't.
Reviewed by George Carroll 3/27/2004
May all of your wishes come true in the wishing well of life, such as it is. Wonderful heartfelt write of a caring man.
Reviewed by Floria Kelderhouse (Reader) 3/27/2004
I wish it all too Ed....
Wish there was something we small people
could do....our voice is strong if we
stick together....great write...floria
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper 3/27/2004
hello Ed, this is a joy to read and very well poemed. I relate with the from the heart feelings you have in here. G
Reviewed by andrea coltman 3/27/2004
Great points and message here Ed...best wishes (and they are!!)..Andrea
Reviewed by Ron (sketchman) Axelson 3/27/2004
The trouble with us is, enough of us won't get together
and stand up for all your wonderful wishes. Probably for fear of
being protesters, and being jailed for wanting things done right.
If I never went and finished my jobs, then I could sit around and
wish for my pay to come in. Too many people keep looking for that
bag of money. Great write Ed. Have a great day, I don't wish you will,
I know you will.
Your friend.............Ron
Reviewed by Sandie Angel 3/27/2004
You are right!

Wishing and hoping can become realities only when we stand up and take action on them.

Good message!

~ Sandie Angel a.k.a. May Lu ~
Reviewed by Debashish Haar (Reader) 3/27/2004
You truly have wonderful compassionate heart...Thanks for this powerful poem..

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