Leave the Lonely Island

Time to share a poem!

Ripple Poetry

Leave the lonely island
Leave its hate
Leave its difficulties
And all its shores behind

Pick up
A stone of love
A stone of peace
A stone of hope
Throw a stone of mercy

Wrap them in a
Paper of compassion
Paper of justice
Paper of steadfastness
Papers telling the truth

Swallow loneliness
Swallow disconnection
Swallow shadows
So they leave this world

Spit out the barbed wire
Push down the guarded walls
Put up to
Keep the people out

Cut through the grass
Of misconceptions
of colour, religion and race that
History has grown long

Scissor your soul free
with all the suffering you have seen
Build soul force
Sail past all that becalms
the soul

Rise, rise, rise up
Fly, fly up, fly on..

Let freedom become ….
Let freedom ring
Let freedom sing
Let freedom be

(c) June Perkins, inspired by Martin Luther King, I have a…

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Published by June

Writer, photographer, lover of unity in diversity in thought and humanity - poet by nature, world citizen

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