Treasure Island

Devon McElveen

(April 3,1993 / Norwalk, CT)

Our World


In this world full of hatred,
May we find a glimmer of peace?
This death, fear and anguish,
Will it ever truly cease?
As humans we wage war,
War that tears apart our nations.
And we wait for it to end,
Through misguided patience.
For centuries we have fought,
Fought against sisters and brothers.
Shedding blood, spreading hate
Killing one another.
But it seems we are growing,
Growing as a whole.
This peace that is dreamed of,
One day we shall fit this mold.

Submitted: Sunday, July 21, 2013
Edited: Monday, July 22, 2013

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