For the Children


Praying we only have

a bit of dust in our eyes

Seeking Noble truth.

Actually Four Noble Truths

as my friends Virginia and Colin and the great Buddha suggest.


We suffer about and for the children

Watching for signs

Listening for a healing

for the children.


Seeking a way

for the miracle to happen


Leading us.


Leading us to end the suffering

of the children

For all the hungry, love-starved, diseased little ones

The end of suffering for all children

Through Truth.

February 15, 2017 Meldrum Poetry Workshop  
Prompt: New musical composition by D. L. Meldrum  
Photography by katrinedunnphotography2015 Antioch Church, Gainesville Florida USA