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Below is the poem entitled THE NEW DAWN which was written by poet Ikenna Igwe. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Sitting, relaxed, atop the cool grass-filled rock,

Jutting out proudly over the calm blue ocean,

I stared in stoned-wonder; held captive 

By the magnificent rising of the yellow sun, 

Ascending, gracefully, across the serene horizon,

And ushering in the bright and long awaited new world;

A world, free from the shackles of religion,

Unheld by the chains of ethnicity;

Devoid of the differences in colour.

A world wrapped up in the warm covers of peace;

Overshadowed by the immutable display of inestimable love.

A world tongue-deep in sincere equality;

Lacking the Political, Social, and Economic segregations;

Where none is poor or hungry; a violence-free

Community – where morality stands overall; scoring 

On all points; in all ramifications.

I see a world where there are no foes – but friends;

Where the Lions lie closely with the Lambs – 

Sharing, caring; and rapturously cherishing one another;

A world where the natural unites with the 

Supernatural to form a universal positive whole – 

Stamped with truth and justice.

This new world, which I speak of, begins with you!

(c) Ikenna.C.Igwe

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  1. Date: 10/29/2012 5:10:00 AM
    A warm welcome to PoetrySoup I offer you today Ikenna. I wish for you the best in your writing endeavors whatever they may be. Hoping you find even more inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets. Thank you for sharing your writing with us. Love, Carol

    Igwe Avatar Ikenna Igwe
    Date: 11/13/2012 4:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks. I appreciate it
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:56:00 PM
    Ikenna, this is lovely..... enjoyed your poem* Goodnight! Always~ PD

    Igwe Avatar Ikenna Igwe
    Date: 11/13/2012 4:55:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks a lot!
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 9:16:00 AM
    Wonderful piece, Ikenna. It all begins with us. We are like beacons shining bright. We are the world. Love ya, Toquyen

    Igwe Avatar Ikenna Igwe
    Date: 11/13/2012 4:56:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you.
  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:44:00 AM
    Very nice!! Welcome!!

  1. Date: 10/27/2012 8:23:00 AM
    A beautiful picture you have painted, of such a wonderful heavenly place, and yes it depends on us, love this beautiful write, love elizabeth

    Igwe Avatar Ikenna Igwe
    Date: 11/13/2012 4:57:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    love you too.