Climb Aboard, (Introduction by, Jane Basil)
all who wish an end to war are welcome;
we beg you to share our message of peace,
that it may reach across the wildest desert,
weave through cities, travel with the waves of the seas
that stroke our shores and soak into our sands.
Let it grow to encompass our nurturing planet;
let every peacemaker of every nation join hands,
and be embraced with love in return.
Let peace become a pandemic
the like of which we have never known.
This was written for our peace campaign which was dreamed up by my amazing friend Paul Sunstone. Yep – remember the name; that man has greatness in him. We want the campaign to go viral. Share his post (see link below) and/or write a post of your own.
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The above introduction is copied directly from Jane Basil’s blog site and her post “Climb Aboard”
Below an older poem of mine from over 10 years ago, and I’m afraid nothing has changed, and Click onto “Return The Bullets” title to view Paul Sunstone’s latest post.
The mind awakens to secret cannons shattering my bed.
All the violence of the worlds pounding inside my head.
The killing and the maiming of all the innocents who fled.
What happens when all the little lambs are slaughtered.
When the people’s of all religions and creed are dead.
And we can’t return the murdering bullets back into the barrel.
The backyard stairway is far too steep to climb.
The hand rails are way out of reach to find.
And the public change-room windows are covered with bars.
Now encircling the city hall, the security backdoor is ajar.
Entering the marble aisle, the White-room appears vacant.
And guileful leaders have run, leaving a chasm of gloomy dark.
Where to go, the healing house is full of ugly holes.
The citizens cowering in shadows behind splintered lighting poles.
And the crumbling streets are awash with rivers of leftover blood.
Now the warring bosses have to fight amongst themselves.
Throwing poison pens and paper darts at each other.
Never bruised nor battered, using ivory towers as cover.
The dusty mushroom cloud, slowly settles on the barren ground.
With sands of distant lands, shifting into every nook and cranny.
We need the good Doctor, to help us cure these alien scourges.
And foreigners arriving upon waves of our neighbouring seas.
The deathly TV images, wrongly implanted for all to see.
As the press only gossip and drivel with selfish glee.
The guns of freedom lands, haven’t even stopped the cull.
Death to friends or foe, no matter, to the rulers from above.
Their only rules, the poor and weak to be kept totally down trodden.
One day the surviving meek shall inherit their radioactive dirt.
And the rich will feast upon their own contaminated bread.
And we’ll never return the murdering bullets back into the barrel.
Ivor Steven (c) 2018