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Kay Salady

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I'd Paint Peace


If I could paint a masterpiece
I'd paint a world that echoed peace
Upon the wind and across the land
Inside the heart of every man

I'd paint a sky of clearest blue
Where rainbow wishes all came true
With fluffy clouds that gathered dreams
Within their silver-crested seams

I'd dip my brush in paint so pure
To paint a land that felt secure
Where children in her bosom lay
In fields of green to gently play

There would be golden daffodils
Atop the rolling amber hills
Where shadows of their unity
Could somehow set the captive free

A splash of paint upon the page
Had run the river toward the sage
Who dared to give the world release
By painting words that offered peace

Submitted: Sunday, October 21, 2012

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