Aufie Zophy

(18 October 1964)

Y/. And Now


Yesterday the world was cruel
And now it is kind

The day before yesterday the world was violent
And now it is full of peace

Three days ago the world was greedy
And now it is charitable

Four days ago the world was full of lies
And now it is only truth

Five days ago the world was negative
And now it is positive

Six days ago the world was ignorant
And now it is wise

One week ago the world was just a prelude
Only now we become real

Submitted: Wednesday, March 26, 2014
Edited: Thursday, March 27, 2014

Topic(s): world


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  • Veteran Poet - 3,195 Points Daniel Brick (5/25/2014 4:18:00 PM)

    This is an amazing poem! And I mean that word (a tired, old, over-used word) in its full glory - A-M-A-Z-I-N-G - that is, an experience which opens up something closed, that releases something stalled, that fulfills something ready.
    You have made a prophetic poem that carries its own conviction. It's as if you reversed the SEVEN DAYS OF CREATION in Genesis, giving us a countdown in reverse to the world as it should be, a visionary world, a moral world, a world guaranteed to bring happiness to its inhabitants. I'm a believer! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 533 Points Unwritten Soul (4/23/2014 11:10:00 AM)

    To face reality we need to get ready with the real ugly, and learn how to cope it and we may learn new thing about something we call beauty_Soul (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 138 Points Spiritual Seeker (4/2/2014 9:13:00 PM)

    Beautiful lines...reflection and optimism for the present world, speeding towards destruction! !
    A good 10 my brother... (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,115 Points Valerie Dohren (3/28/2014 4:48:00 PM)

    A new reality as you describe would be wonderful Aufie - lets keep hoping! Very good write. (Report) Reply

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