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A Better World

I write these words with a better world on my mind,
A world where life has regained it's value over vanity,
Where good has regained it's strength over bad,
Where love has transformed hate into a beautiful flower garden,
Where man-kind cherish the blood,rather than judge the skin,
Where children love and respect their peers,parents and elders,
Where women express their minds,rather than their bodies,
Where men the soldiers of the Almighty,rise and take a stand,
Where the care of Mother Earth becomes the priority of every human,
Let's put our political,spiritual,greed and past differences into a boat,
The boat called Negativity is sinking,let's all watch it sink,
Now let's join hands and heart,promote love,care and positivity,
And watch the transformation of a new world,a better world...


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  1. Date: 10/15/2012 3:25:00 AM

    An outstanding poem that gives me the hope of a better world.Humanity will never forget you

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 10/15/2012 4:18:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Paschal,hope they don't lol
  1. Date: 9/27/2012 6:17:00 AM

    Now man, was a good read. I can get on with all of that. esp like the boat analogy. Glad ya liked my work, If i can touch one person that's enough for me. thanx man

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/27/2012 4:17:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    you touched me,lol,thanks Lee
  1. Date: 9/26/2012 11:14:00 AM

    If only we would then mabe there would be no more need for hell to grow bigger and bigger.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/26/2012 11:53:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    if only we would,thanks Bobb
  1. Date: 9/24/2012 6:20:00 AM

    Yes, we must all strive for a 'better world'... for all, not for just the few... Terry (thanks for your kind comments)

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/25/2012 2:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    you are welcome Terry and thanks for yours
  1. Date: 9/14/2012 12:34:00 PM

    We'll achieve it some day...Let's pray it does. Their is power is in your words..that can change people.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/25/2012 2:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    hope they do,thanks much Lide
  1. Date: 9/11/2012 12:46:00 PM

    We'll get that in Paradise, and more. Until then we can live with hope. Powerful words.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/11/2012 5:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    have to its the only thing that keeps us going,thanks Sherese
  1. Date: 9/8/2012 8:48:00 PM

    I've always been an eternal optimist and still am. Maybe one day! A wonderful write, Richard! I will save it... cheers, Jack

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/9/2012 12:29:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Jack hopefully soon
  1. Date: 9/5/2012 1:52:00 PM

    Someday there will be a better world!

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/5/2012 4:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    it will be
  1. Date: 9/5/2012 1:49:00 PM

    I Think this is a great write. I'm not big on the bible or organized religion. But I am very spiritual and believe strongly in a higher power(God). I share these feelings and I think it important we keep sight of them. Without our morals and ethics we lack what makes us human our humanity.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 9/5/2012 4:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Daniel
  1. Date: 8/31/2012 2:17:00 PM

    I applaud your sentiments Richie, but half of what you dream of for this world will never be...not wanting to dampen your enthusiasm, but if the Bible be the truth, then we will see a lot worse before we see "The Better World". Then it won't be better of our own doing, but what is ordained to be. In the mean time though we can apply those things to ourselves, so individually we are a better person, collectively....won't happen. Excellent write my friend. One love. Joy Wells

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/31/2012 2:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    well we the good ones can start getting ourselves prepared,one love Joy,thanks
  1. Date: 8/31/2012 11:43:00 AM

    Hey Richard such worthy sentiments. Light & Love [This form could be called Dramatic Dialog]

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/31/2012 2:19:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Debbie
  1. Date: 8/30/2012 6:42:00 PM

    Hey Rich good word peace bro !

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/31/2012 10:34:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    peace Mario
  1. Date: 8/29/2012 7:49:00 PM

    love it, a transformation of a new world,a better world would be perfect ...!! Awesome write, Richard. Hugs - Laila ;o)

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/31/2012 10:33:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Laila,it would be
  1. Date: 8/29/2012 9:48:00 AM

    I think that we would all love to have a better world, Sadly we ourselves are destroying it. Still we must keep praying. Thanks, Lucilla

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/29/2012 9:52:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    keep praying love that,thanks Lucilla
  1. Date: 8/28/2012 4:31:00 PM

    Profound to say the least. Very good. Michael

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 5:31:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you Michael
  1. Date: 8/28/2012 4:00:00 PM

    Just love your poem for it expresses how I feel too. Let's get rid of negativity and join hands. Awesome poem. love phyl

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 5:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thank you much Phylis,holding your hand
  1. Date: 8/27/2012 9:21:00 PM

    Wonderful World, am with you. Thanks for such nice imagination. I have my World too. am searching few words to adorn it. Loved always, bl

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:30:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    get it going,we all should have special ideas how we would like the world to be,thanks BL
  1. Date: 8/27/2012 10:44:00 AM

    love this profound and sincere poem.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Harry
  1. Date: 8/27/2012 5:15:00 AM

    Nice one Richard. Trully, the world becomes unto us the potential we concieve of it. Even our own lives can shock us if we dare to think beyond the status-quo.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:28:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    you better believe that,just keeping it real,thanks Lucky
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 9:49:00 PM

    enjoy your write much and pick the great lesson :))) have a nice day Richard:) SK

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:27:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks SK,same to you oxox
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:49:00 PM

    Richard my friend,love all of your work ,thank u for your kind words and advice's you always give to me,these i have been very tired and stress out for while so i don't write much again but i,m OK now ,and back

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    back with a bang,need to talk link me on SM,thanks Kasim
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:07:00 PM

    hi, Richard! i love this new and beautiful world painted by your words in your poem. thank you so much for sharing and your inspiring comments.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:25:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Leonora starting it from here,positivity straight
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 8:03:00 PM

    Richard.. I love where your thoughts come from... I want this world...now paint me the way... I'm closing my eyes.... good night...pd

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:24:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    check out my paint the world,thanks Destroyer
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 7:31:00 PM

    This is HUGE! Works like this inspire me. Even a fool would know, This is a BETTER WORLD! WHERE DO WE SIGN UP? Thanks for the comment. It left me speechless Poet.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:23:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    on the dotted line,lol lol,thanks Scribe,you are one of my all time greats
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 5:48:00 PM

    Mi world seizes yours to surround wit all value, and nuh fu vanity b cuz di good over rules di bad weh love powers our hate into di beautified garden fi R N' C.. AMAZING write mi deer fi only everyone saw di world threw di sem eye's we precieve.....

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:22:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Carma,welcome aboard
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 4:38:00 PM

    Ohh, I love it!! Awesome write, Richard. That would be perfect, wouldn't it. I am all for it. It can be. I think everyone wants it. We just need to visualize it and do it :)) Love ya, Toquyen

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    lets start now,not a minute too soon,thanks Toquyen
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 1:18:00 PM

    Great write! Soon to be reality. (Revelation 21:3,4)

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:14:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    wow you found a verse that goes along with it,thanks going to check it out Susan
  1. Date: 8/26/2012 9:42:00 AM

    A beautiful write. One we all can agree with. Thank you for finding such a wonderful way of expressing what so many feel. Lay

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks much Lay
  1. Date: 8/25/2012 6:48:00 PM

    I like your optimism - it is unusual these days. Peace & Blessings Matthew Anish

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks Matthew
  1. Date: 8/25/2012 4:11:00 PM

    Somewhere in the Millinium.

    Palmer Avatar Richard Palmer Date: 8/28/2012 3:10:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    I hope soon,thanks Situation
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