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HOLDING MY BREATH

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HOLDING MY BREATH

HOLDING MY BREATH

(As Secretary of State John Kerry and the Russian Foreign Minister Sergey Lavrof are talking…)


Hate is circling like a starving vulture over the heads of the innocent 
Waiting for war to unleash its accumulated wrath of destruction 
Providing thus unlimited supply of provisions for warmongers to devour 
While love, frightened, has taken cover fearing to express her concern with a ROAR!   

© Demetrios Trifiatis
12  SEPTEMBER 2013 

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  1. Date: 9/13/2013 4:53:00 AM
    Great expressive work..Enjoyed reading this morn..Very descriptive of political situations..Thanks for the visit to my page..No winter is not here..I wrote that one after reading one of Russell's poems..Sara

  1. Date: 9/12/2013 3:35:00 PM
    Your depth is felt here. Excellent writing. High hopes of more peaceful times to come. Love, Lucinda aka Cindy Lu

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 4:08:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my friend, Lucinda, for your visit and your concern! God bless you!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 12:14:00 PM
    We are hoping upon hope that this gets resolved without any further destruction and murder of innocent people... disgusting beyond belief! Jack

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 12:26:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My friend and countryman, Jack, LET US HOPE! Thank you for visiting!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 7:27:00 AM
    Hi Demetrios, serious subject you have going here. War is never a desired element and yes, it is the innocent who bear its brunt. Well penned.

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 9:20:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Dear Vicky, thank you for your visit and your concern. Yes, the victims are always those who never have done wrong!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 7:25:00 AM
    Another beautiful gem from you, my dear poet. I hope your dear voice is heard loud and clear....A ROAR..Yes, you are a lion that roars... :) Lovely avatar! Me agapi panta

    Manassian Avatar Eileen Manassian
    Date: 9/12/2013 9:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I'm not being generous, Demetri mou. I'm being honest...It seems or now the threat has passed. Let us hope so....I plan to travel next week to Cyprus for I need a change desperately before the academic year starts. You must have a dear friend to chose such a nice photo or you. God bless
    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 9:31:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    My dearest, Eileen, it is so wonderful to read your comment and I thank you for your generous and kind words. When I write on this subject I think of you and your country that borders with war itself. I pray more people will let their love free to ROOOAR for peace! God bless you and keep you out of harms way! On a lighter note, thank you for liking my new avatar picture, you see, a dear friend of mine has chosen it and thought it appropriate for this trying period we pass through!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 5:39:00 AM
    Peace should never be underestimated, it is a powerful ally! I loved reading this enlightening poem here this morning my friend! What a delightful piece, you have sure expressed the horror of war and the glory of peace, with love it could be found, Great Work!!

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 5:51:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear good friend, Russell, you always there, supporting peace and love. God bless you!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 4:46:00 AM
    Nice expressions on global issues,

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 5:09:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you my dear Dr. Ram! Our ROAR for peace must be heard!
  1. Date: 9/12/2013 4:17:00 AM
    - Hat compared to vultures, a good comparison!! - Power, revenge and religion ..... in thousands of years .... there will never be a world without war. - Proficient written, Demetrios ! - Love from Norway ! - oxox // Anne-Lise :)

    Trifiatis Avatar Demetrios Trifiatis
    Date: 9/12/2013 5:12:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank you so much for your love for peace! Although war, as you say, is part of life, WE STILL have to remind the people who cause it that there is an alternative: PEACE! God bless you my dearest Anne-Lise!