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  This Faraway Place...
by Myles V Saulibio
Saturday, January 10, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.

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“...The Future, according to some scientists, will be exactly like the past, only far more expensive...”
----John Sladek----

Picture: Wandering Afghan Nomads near Kabul, Afghanistan


So claim a victory on hold in this place,

another visitor permitted

Handing off feelings with grace

measure for measure

force on force

 

Mountains, barley, rolling plains

Almost looks like home but with pain

I am now an older young man

almost feel like these nomads on the land

 

With the camels, donkeys and such

We are no comparison so much

Oh, what I did know

of sovereignty and peace a’ glow

Now protecting with guns

like spears, so thin and stunned

 

Wide-eyed youngsters

Find slacked and picked; my child

Day by Day seems mild

Hour by hour a wait

 

Near heaven’s gate

for me...

 



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Reviewed by John Domino
Loved it!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!
Reviewed by Tiana ~ (Reader)
Hi Myles! Still overseas? I was hoping you were back home by now. Its great to read you again. Hauoli Makahiki Hou to you and your ohana. aloha - Tiana
PS- an extremely well written poem!
Reviewed by La Belle Rouge Poetess Of The Heart
This is one of those poems you enter and wander around in its wonder.
Reviewed by 000 000
We live in the troubled times...as the wars have always been around. Very well versed!
Reviewed by Mary Lacey, Desertrat
Myles,

You've captured the horrors of war all too well. I never quite understood why people killing each other for land, religion, whatever, can be a good thing.

Mary
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