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Eyes wide shut

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Eyes wide shut

I am looking at the world through closed eyes.
I see all the things that I wish were there.
It would be a world with no widows sighs.
Children would be taught to live without fear.
No profit from the misery of others.
Leader's first rule, "All are fed and housed".
A nation's goals, the same as its mothers.
A rivers run could not by dam be paused.
One's right to do no harm, the rulers too.
A warrior tests only other warriors.
The worst fallout would be the morning dew.
We move through a world without barriers.
Looking at the world through closed eyes means
that I can live only in my dreams

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  1. Date: 6/2/2012 1:41:00 PM
    Great write. If only...

  1. Date: 1/10/2012 6:46:00 AM
    I enjoyed reading your great poetry this morning Ahellas. I hope to be able to read a lot more of your writing in this new year of 2012. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/9/2012 2:53:00 PM
    Oh, if only those dreams could come true. Nice sonnet AA. Thanks for sharing. Joe