Here’s a wonderful poem called “Wage Peace” by Judyth Hill – which was shared by Donna Runion – on my Facebook wall! Thanks as always Donna for knowing such wonderful pieces to recommend!
“Wage Peace” by Judyth Hill
Wage peace with your breath.
Breathe in firemen and rubble,
breathe out whole buildings and flocks of red wing blackbirds.
Breathe in terrorists
and breathe out sleeping children and freshly mown fields.
Breathe in confusion and breathe out maple trees.
Breathe in the fallen and breathe out lifelong friendships intact.
Wage peace with your listening: hearing sirens, pray loud.
Remember your tools: flower seeds, clothes pins, clean rivers.
Play music, [...]