“ .. Thoughts on Syrian Refugees ”

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“ .. Thoughts on Syrian Refugees ” by Permission “PO EMZ 2015” – omar


Holy Christ!” (said I)

An image flicked on laptops
around the world.

That’s the saddest thing I’ve ever seen!” (She whispered)

ABC NewsA forlorn dog
leaned against a cell wall.
Abandoned.
Alone.

It’s breaking my heart!”
(He said and shook his head)

It’s heart was broken.

ABC NewsWhy?” (They cried)
Hundreds.
Thousands.
They called and they clamored
to adopt the saddest thing
“.. they’ve ever seen!”

I’m so relieved.” (He nodded and agreed)

Another happy ending
to sooth the memory.

I’m filled with hope!” (She wiped away a tear)

PO EMZ 2 bA dog is saved
and satisfaction
settled down
upon the uncertain.

Time to share the love!”
(said I .. mostly to myself)

PO EMZ 2 Afghan Child Associated Press photographer Muhammed Muheisen - Copy - Copy.. and so
.. moved on
.. where thoughts
.. that filled
.. my aching mind
.. can rest
.. in quiet
.. half lies
.. while I
.. in shared certitude
.. can pause
.. on this
.. one found victory
.. with others
.. filled with faith
.. that our will
.. may still
.. bend
.. toward justice
.. in the end.

But still .. “what is the saddest thing I’ve ever seen?”

AP photo Muhammed Muheisen

 

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