Danny Draper

(14 July 1963 / Kiama, New South Wales, Australia)

A Blessing For The Absent


May peace
Infuse and
Nurture all,
So darkness
Is overrun
With light,
To warm
And shine
With harmony,
To envelope
Our hearts
And lives,
One world
In acceptance
And friendship.

To honour
The absent
In memorial.

Submitted: Thursday, October 11, 2012
Edited: Friday, October 12, 2012

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10 years anniversary of the Bali bombing.

Danny Draper,10 October 2012

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  • Rookie - 686 Points S.zaynub Kamoonpuri (11/27/2012 6:18:00 AM)

    Yor peace wishes r so my kind. I admire dis peace n harmony poem for its nicely worded in an excellent way it shud make it to UNO. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 88 Points Christopher Tye (10/22/2012 8:35:00 AM)

    Perfect poem, if people could put aside their differences and disputes humanity could really grow. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 6,681 Points Valsa George (10/16/2012 11:54:00 AM)

    A beautiful tribute to the victims of the bomb blast! How many innocents are butchered mercilessly in different parts of the world one time or the other! By seeing the world as one and building bridges of mutual acceptance and love, let us honour those absent ones. A great write! (Report) Reply

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