Sicily and beyond
by Richard Conrad Henry
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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If there ever was a way to finish this battle,
end this struggle, terminate such a delirious
and senseless war
we would have found it by now,
he seemed to whisper
caressing the thought of a peaceful age of ease,
slighty contaminated by some liquid hope,
some crystal courage and finally crowned with a
he switched off the light,
with a sigh
and floated around
this archipelago of nothingness
rebuilt with the empty shells
of way too many,rusty, sawed off
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|Reviewed by Michelle Mead
|Excellent writing- the story it tells, the brevity and wisdom of what to say and what not to, the form, love it all.|
|Reviewed by Amber Moonstone
|Let there be peace once more, reigning glory of wars ended. Will there ever be such a time in our lifetime? Growing up in the 60's and still growing up in the 2000's, I still strive for a peaceful society, human kindness, love, and gentle healing angelic light to fill everyone's soul with peace.
I liked your poem, it made me reflect and re-instate what I have always dreamed of in this country.
My ancestors are from Siracusa (sp)Sicily, Italy. I still have many relatives there. I wish you peace, love, and light,