Matthias Pantaleon

Freshman - 567 Points (August 24,1984 / Oronija Island, Nigeria)

If It's Within My Reach - Poem by Matthias Pantaleon

If it's within my reach
I will wipe tears in every heart
A light in their eyes

Shelter to the homeless
A roof in rainy night
Affection to the afflicted
Smile to the broken spirit

Son to childless families
Laughter in their lungs
Comforter of the widows
Nightingale to soften their sleep

A shoulder to the weak
Like lion in zion
Hope to the despair
A light in their tunnel

Dead to erase
Pain to ease
Dark cloud to sunny sky
And certainly chaos to peace


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Poem Submitted: Saturday, February 23, 2013

Poem Edited: Friday, June 6, 2014


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