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Peace through Poetry
by Ed Matlack
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Peace Through Poetry…


Peace, not achieved through firepower,

             Although the powers that be seem to believe this, we cower…


Peace, never have we had it, this earth,

            Never will we, as long as we remain terse…


Peace, Can it be achieved through poetry,

            Yes I mean, for all intents and purposes, through verse…


Peace, through poetry, means no guns, no knives, no weapons, of any kind,

            We would thereby fight our wars, with the pen, the paper, the mind…


Peace, can we see that day, can we believe in that day, I am sorry to have to say.

            while I have this thought, so wonderful it is, but in reality, no way!


                                    © ed – 4/11/04


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Reviewed by Karla Dorman, The StormSpinner

a serene, beautiful write--well done

(((HUGS))) and love, karla. :)
Reviewed by Robert Blackwell (Reader)
Awesome write, my friend.
Reviewed by Bobbie Hess (Reader)
You're inner peace shows forth . . . Maybe, someday, the world will see, but as you said, doubtful, as peace has never been a part of life yet. God made us human, therefore, our mistakes follow us down through history. Peace can be sought in many ways--your writings are just a few. Let your fingers continue to do the walking . . . b
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Excellent Ed!!

Let there be peace!!

This reminded me of that song.."Let there be peace in the Garden.....

Love Tinka
Reviewed by William Bonilla
Excellent write
Happy Easter

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