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Author Name: FreeMaples 3 Comments
Date Added: November 01, 2010 19:11:39 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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The Peace Sign......Second Hand Word Bank from Linda Jo
The peace sign is a symbol,
a pioneer of its time,
it was developed to put an end
to the nations dramatic crime.
 
The peave sign is no imitation,
it is chastened by war and hate,
if you listen to its message,
sensitivity it will demonstrate.
 
The symbol will take the stage,
spreading clarity,
radiating its peaceful temperment,
for all the world to see.
 
The peace sign stands  for splendor,
with its witty logic you will learn to believe,
that if we want to,
with peace we can relieve.
 
--Maples
Author's Notes:
Word Bank
 
pioneer      clarity      witty      dramatic      chastened      symbol      imitation      sensitivity
 
temperment      stage      peaceful      developed      splendor
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeThe Bag Lady on November 2, 2010 11:32:34 AM Report
That good ol' Peace sign...It has donned many a hippie's shirt and Volkswagen van~!  It is a GREAT symbol, and it should be on our currency, huh?...*smile*...Your work was ,again, very well done...Thanks for your thoughts...

Margaret....the ol' Baglady, hippie from Wayyyyyyy back~!

Comment By: FreeLinda Jo on November 1, 2010 09:35:46 PM Report
...about 40 yrs ago I wore the peace sign proudly...now I know peace will not come through man's hands...but never-the-less peace will be extended to the earth...I loved your colorful poem...a wonderful addition to the word bank. My poem that I wrote using these word is found under the title, Chasing Tumbleweeds...thanks for sharing, my most talented word bank whizzz kid  ♥
Comment By: Freee. Gene Myers on November 1, 2010 08:48:49 PM Report
It's a beautiful dream, but I've never known it to happen in my lifetime ... yet..      (Much better comment than you'd have gotten from me 35 years ago.  I've changed but still have a difficult time accepting the peace sign.  At that time I was a hard core redneck)
Gene




 


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