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poetry by j matthew waters

dreaming for peace


in the dream
a dark cloud follows overhead
like a skeptical stray cat
neither threatening nor kind
unbiased and nearly lifeless

far beyond
stars form stellar pyramids
with eye-shaped apertures
blinking a visual morse code
only warlords understand

in the dream
martin luther king preaches
to a desperate generation
promising harmony and hope
where there is only despair

far beyond
star factories push the limits
within a universe pulling back
brushing aside dark clouds
and bringing change on earth



august two thousand thirteen
copyright j matthew waters
all rights reserved

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4 thoughts on “dreaming for peace

  1. Thank you – I think my muse just stirred 🙂

  2. This is an amazing piece John

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