Karen GonzalezVidela


When You Show Me - Poem by Karen GonzalezVidela

When will you believe me?
The man came by and said.
I looked at his face
And with a grimace said:
When the sun shines bright,
When the moon also does,
When the trees are green,
When the water clearly runs,
When the deer are running,
When the war is gone,
When the kids felicitously smile,
When the night is not as dark anymore,
When the faces laugh,
When all people together are,
When the jail is not needed,
When prison is not believed in,
When the birds fearlessly fly,
When the blue whale freely swims,
When the air can be breathed,
When money is not all there is,
When happily ever after comes to exist,
When you can come to me and not talk
Instead just take my hand
And show me a new world.


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Comments about When You Show Me by Karen GonzalezVidela

  • Gold Star - 7,607 Points Tirupathi Chandrupatla (8/14/2013 7:18:00 PM)

    Everyone can contribute a little toward making world a better place. Nice message delivered through beautiful lines. Thank you. (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 10,063 Points Heather Wilkins (8/2/2013 10:28:00 PM)

    when all these above mentioned come to pass, we will live in a perfect world. Not to happen soon. a good read (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,468 Points Is It Poetry (7/5/2013 3:36:00 PM)

    These are all commendable
    attributes of where the world should be....iip (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, July 5, 2013

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 18, 2013


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