Unbalanced Year
Author: Pondering Red


this unbalanced moody
old year draws to a close,
filled with
the slaughter of humans
and massacres
on mother earth

and those cries
echo with helpless pangs
of utter hoplesness -

past the atmosphere
into the wildness of space
and beyond
to the cosmos
of no beginning - no end
where dusts
of dying stars
join forces to create

the astronauts
in the space station
view the curvature of the earth
in awe -
no borders
no boundaries
no war
no greed
is seen
as the vessel passes
over twinkling city lights
and majestic mountain
and desert formations

yet this year,
it seems
minds have gone
more mad
with vengeance
and greed
twisted thinking
into fatal scenarios and
more scars and bleeding
from the crusts
of mother earth

many moments of joy
flooded the year
with sunshine on newborn faces
and lovers, old and new,
drifting into sunsets -
and the year
victorys and bravery
and the miracles of human

for a moment
as the clock ticks
towards midnight -
time will flow more softly
a gentle kind of peace
of reprieve of suffering
will prevail
to give
some hope
some kind of caring
more balance
to this very troubled world

the snow will glow small crystals
of glorious silences
our tormented souls
a whiteness of peace
will drift
ever so gently
for just a monent
the earth will
peaceful radiance
and love...

------- Author's Notes -------

Happy New Year 2013 to everyone !!
Keep on writing - I ought to do more,
a resolution perhaps.


Comments on this poem/writing:

barb ( -- Thursday, January 10 2013, 08:42 pm

What a beautiful write

This write shows you are a compassionate ,caring,kind person.
Thanks for sharing your thinking.
Very Shy ( -- Tuesday, July 16 2013, 05:52 am


Yes, and write more.
If we all hope, perhaps more may dare to care and act.
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