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That Blessed Day

That Blessed Day

When the shuddering echo,
Of battle-cries vanish forever,
Under the victorious cheers
Of universal brotherhood,

When the cold murderous cannons,
Will be silenced by love, 
And in their barrels singing birds
Build their nests,

When the cruel wounds,
Mercilessly inflicted by barbaric wars,
Be healed once and for all
By human compassion,

When the medals of honor, 
Of  today’s heroes, 
Monuments of shame in the eyes,
Of the world appear,

When hatred and its siblings,
Are expelled from our kind hearts,
Thrown thus into the Tartarus
Of human condemnation,

When racial discriminations,
That divided us are obliterated,
By the sublime understanding,
Of our enlightened minds,

When upon the ravaged face
Of our long-suffered planet,
A place is found for each one of us
To live happily free,

That blessed day 
Will be the first day,
Of the long-awaited period,

                                                   ©  Demetrios Trifiatis
                                                      27 February 1984


Copyright © Demetrios Trifiatis

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  1. Date: 3/16/2014 1:25:00 PM
    Demetrios :) It was nice to see your poem featured in the poetry soups, home page this past week. Enjoy the coming week. Always & Forever *LINDA

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 3/16/2014 7:03:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    How wonderful to receive your visit after so long! Thank you! There are so many things I would like to know about poetrysoup and do not know whom to ask! Hugs!
  1. Date: 3/14/2014 10:42:00 AM
    Much deserved feature. Your hopes are like many, and it's so beautiful the way you put it into words. If I may share with you, that these wishes appear as promises in the bible book of Revelation chapter 21 verse 4. Hope all is well. -Jasmine Murphy

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 3/14/2014 12:39:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you dear Jasmine for your visit and gracious comment, furthermore I thank you for directing me to the holy book! I am always in touch. Certain passages though rest with me in my heart: St Matthew 5: 48, Corinthians ep. 1, chapter 13, verses 1-13 and St John epist. 1 chapter 4. verses 7 and 16 among others. Now I will add yours as well! God bless you!
  1. Date: 3/14/2014 3:46:00 AM
    I really like the idea of this work. It would be nice if the earth can achieve such peace that you articulated.

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 3/14/2014 12:40:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    This is possible if we all achieve peace in our hearts first! Thank you so much for your visit dear Offor!
  1. Date: 3/11/2014 10:28:00 AM
    Demetrios, CONGRATULATIONS, on having your poem featured on the soup's home page. I'm always enjoying The Soups top picks of the week. Take Care ~SKAT~

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 3/14/2014 12:45:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Dear SKAT A, thank you for congratulating me for my poem, you so kind! For me peace, love and God are my favorite subjects. Happy to say that have been one of the founding members of two peace movements!