peace04 by Doug Ross
Perfect peace is not something to preach.
Even the holy ones should know that to be true.
Ancient teaching cannot ensure peace for today yet
Cosmic energy still beckons us toward a tranquil tomorrow.
Enlightenment is within our stretched imaginations. R e a c h.
Written for Poetics — Peace Within and Without — at dVerse Poets hosted this week by Mary Kling, whose prompt post is was truly beautiful and gave me pause for contemplation. Thank you, Mary.
As happens on occasion, I found the ideal image for my poem after the poem was completed. Could hardly believe how well it fit. The artist's Imagekind site is linked under the photo, but I wanted to share also his website, here.