Posts tagged ‘Paris’

September 5, 2019

Paris

by Jem Croucher

2 of 12 in “The Bucket List” series from Jemverse

We climbed the Eiffel Tower
by the steps not by the lift
with energy and stamina
right there within our gift
And the view of Paris from the top
was worth the climb indeed
made better by the going down
we later did at speed

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November 17, 2015

Shadows of Darkness

by Dorinda Duclos

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And so the shadows cast the darkness
Into the hearts of those who hate

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November 16, 2015

Paris rocked by savages.

by Harry

France Paris Attacks

Monsters posing as humans

guns in hand, hidden from view

inflicting pain on others

without a care who they

kill and mame

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November 15, 2015

To Paris, With Love

by ladyliterati

~ Dear Heart ~ To Paris, With Love

Night falls on the City of Lights –

The navel of the world,

Somber are the streets

Void of jovial activity

A eerie sense of loss, palpable-

Even the buildings seem to weep

For the pain, and anguish endured
Defiant til the end

The national anthem wafts

High above the barbaric

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November 15, 2015

World Terror … don’t leave the sunshine – Bop Poem

by Bastet

“It is a mistake to refer to Muslim terrorists. I believe no religion endorses terrorism. The essence of all major religions is compassion, forgiveness, self-discipline, brotherhood and charity. All religions have the potential to strengthen human values and to develop general harmony. But individuals twist religious beliefs for their own ends. There are people who use religion as a cover to achieve their vested interests, so it would be wrong to blame their particular religion. Religious divisions have lately become dangerous once more, and yet pluralism, under which everybody is free to practise his or her own faith, is part of the fabric of contemporary society.”  The Dalai Lama

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