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Model Of Peace

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Model Of Peace

Bend your eyes and ears around
the sights and sounds of a
world at peace.

A squadron of oak trees on
a hill, laughing and playing acorns
with unsuspecting travelers below.

A phalanx of bison, wind whipping
tired eyes, conquer prairie after
prairie, victory assured.

Dozens of purple martins, dive
bombing this way and that,
enjoy a dinner flight.

A herd of underwater manatees,
precisely pinging echo-location,
submarine in unison, towards
their night grove.

Shooting stars, without targets,
celebrate our celestial
hope,

Our

Celestial

Hope



07/18/13
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  1. Date: 8/8/2013 6:51:00 AM

    Soup mail soon..Sara

  1. Date: 8/3/2013 2:59:00 PM

    Sounds like moments when your own world was at peace Jimbo...or at least in your imagination...Isaiah describes such a world during the thousand year reign on earth...Exquisite write which also reminds me of John Lennon's 'Imagine'...

  1. Date: 8/2/2013 3:19:00 PM

    Absolutely brilliant. The metaphoric use of war symbols entwined in a poem about peace. Exceptional...going in my faves

  1. Date: 7/31/2013 11:21:00 AM

    hope to read you next piece , jimbo.. happy day!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 7/30/2013 2:27:00 PM

    Enjoyed reading your great work..If only....Someday it will happen..I am glad that I chose this one to read today..Sara

  1. Date: 7/29/2013 6:50:00 AM

    love the imagery in this Jimbo (7) Ty for visiting my work Shadow x smiles

  1. Date: 7/27/2013 7:38:00 PM

    I agree with Joe! This poem has quite a good feel to it, I absolutely love it. Well done!

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 7:03:00 PM

    I feel the peace and tranquility as described in each verse. Funny how so few words, when so artistically strung together, can still paint such a vivid picture. Even though each scene is full of movement and motion, "peace" is still accomplished. Nice job.

  1. Date: 7/26/2013 2:45:00 PM

    hope to read your upcoming piece, jimbo.... :) huggs

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 8:18:00 PM

    beyond enigma offshoot charisma bottom's up laugh aloud thanks

  1. Date: 7/24/2013 10:39:00 PM

    Blessings always....beautiful encouraging words!!! James, as long as theres life,,, theres hope....onelove!!:0) cherie.....

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 1:35:00 PM

    what an engaging write filled with metaphors and a tender wish for hope to arrive.. love the repetitive lines, jimbo... shine on!.:0)

  1. Date: 7/19/2013 11:31:00 AM

    Ps., Passing Back By My Dear Precious Friend, Saying 'Thank You' Also For Your Amazing Talent As Loving Heart's Kind Visit; Stay Cool! ~ Love, John

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 10:44:00 PM

    Fantastic!!!!! There is always hope. Who chooses to attain it, is another story...

  1. Date: 7/18/2013 7:00:00 PM

    One Side Of The Coin/Stone Within Beauty's Tides ~ I Can See It Hear It Taste It; ` O Happy Days ~ Love, John