Belated Thrones and Unthrown Stones

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He held a dream
in quiet hands.
We
………….{now, still}
listen,
wonder if the world

will ever be ready to
whisper itself some
semblance of sane.

Do you hear
the echoes of
that peace? That
piece of ourselves
we might
………….{now, still}
un
-lose,
choose?

..
A third offering for dVerse

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23 Responses to Belated Thrones and Unthrown Stones

  1. erbiage says:

    Oh, now you’re cooking with gas! Write another one!

  2. kim881 says:

    Now this could be a duel to the death!

  3. I do…I hear those echoes..moving.

  4. sanaarizvi says:

    Beautiful! May we hear echoes of peace and may it prevail 🙂
    xo

  5. Nice reflection on St. MLK’s words (my designation). How we need someone like him to day to help effect change, to challenge us.

  6. Kay says:

    This is so powerful! I hope…

  7. Iris says:

    That title, girl!

    Excellent: “That piece of ourselves we might … unlose”

  8. lynn__ says:

    Great quote…and quadrille; hoping his dream becomes reality.

  9. Unlose choose… I wonder if choice is involved at all.

  10. erbiage says:

    we can choose to BE the change we wish to see in the world, or not…

  11. A beautiful tribute to his dream which continues to whisper and echo peace xxx

  12. MarinaSofia says:

    Ah, how very appropriate and timely! I can see this prompt really has inspired you. And I hope erbiage takes up the gauntlet – will go and check right now.

  13. whimsygizmo says:

    Thank you all so much for your kind comments. Thinking about him makes me a little gooey. Such an amazing man.

  14. Rosemary Nissen-Wade says:

    I love this!

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