Compassion

Written by: Demetrios Trifiatis

Compassion

Awake compassion!
Your destiny's call, do not disregard,
                                            obey!
Scorch the frantic passions,
Smash the rocks of excess,
And bar the streams of hate!

Awake compassion!
Your luminous face, do not turn
                                         away!
Open the gates of charity,
Trace the path of happiness,
And light mercy's holiest flame!

Awake compassion!
Your noblest hour has come,
Humanity's decree to proclaim!


                                                   ©  Demetrios Trifiatis