Poetry and Prose

The Play

The stage was set And actors on their feet, In a story of fear and fret On hatred and scorching heat. First act came the bombing A lowly town turned nothing– Children and women and men Die in agony and pain. Second act: the children To schools they’ve never been. Their playgrounds covered in rubbles… Continue reading The Play

Poetry and Prose

The Prayer

See the rain of blood The lifeless lying on mud. Hear her tears, oh Heaven Her fears of things unseen. A child’s only prayer Is to play her teddy bear, But her dreams are gone In lighting speed of a rocket bomb. A sire’s only desire Is paradise of muses in lyre. But his family… Continue reading The Prayer

Poetry and Prose

What Are You? 

For what is Glory When the world felt sorry? What is Gold When pain was all she told? The sea of blood On the land of death, The bomb none withstood Sent silent weeps of ailing breath. Hear their agony Their screams on your victory, Their cries; the child’s demise To your soul still not… Continue reading What Are You?