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Poetry is just the evidence of life. If your life is burning well, poetry is just the ash. Leonard Cohen

Monday, September 26, 2011

Everyone Is Beautiful

image from Magpie Tales 84
Magical sister with hair of jet
bring down the rain
Let it wash away ignorance and fear
Bring the thunder
to drown out those 
who speak with hate
Send out your familiar
to pluck the eyes of those 
who refuse to see truth
 Let the storms come
and come 
and come
until artiface and duplicity
intolerance and hypocrisy
are rinsed away
and with the petrichor
beauty shines through.

submitted for Magpie Tales 84

23 comments:

Bouncin' Barb said...

This is beautiful. We need more people to think this way don't we?

Brian Miller said...

i should hope sucha storm might come...maybe during a presidential debate...smiles.

nene said...

Calling out artifice in people's words and actions is most important. Hate and ignorance, I believe, are synonymous. Artifice is intentional.

Great worded piece that parallels my feelings.

Martin said...

Ah yes, the bitter-sweet smell of new rainfall.

Jinksy said...

I need to go and Google 'petrichor'... I'm all for rinsing away artifice, duplicity, intolerance and hypocracy, though. ♥

Tess Kincaid said...

I love the message here, Mouse...

Helen said...

A message we all need to heed ... everyone is beautiful indeed!!

Fireblossom said...

A hard rain's gonna fall....

I'm all for it, LM. Turn her loose!

JJ Roa Rodriguez said...

Hope i have the power to make this things happen...

Like it...

JJRod'z

Ann Grenier said...

Very interesting interpretation of the prompt ...I just always wonder whose truth we talk about.

Mynx said...

this is beautiful.

darev2005 said...

Beautiful. I don't think enough water exists to wash it all away, unfortunately.

Morning said...

delightful.

The Cello Strings said...

beauty wins,
lovely sentiments sent.

Jo Bryant said...

a prayer - lovely

Jo Bryant said...

a prayer - what a wonderful thought

Isabel Doyle said...

a prayer for fairness
lovely

Isabel Doyle said...

did it work?

Mariya Koleva said...

A lovely message!

Nicholas V. said...

Loved this poem and it's good to see the very scientific term "petrichor" used to such great effect here!

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Love it!

Anna :o]

HyperCRYPTICal said...

Love it!

Anna :o]

Lena said...

That was uplifting indeed, Lola!