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The wisdom of what I was told

My grandfathers told me


An entry in the 2015 Rivers Award
for Writing on Peace & Harmony

I was told
By my grandfathers
Peace is no fighting
Peace is no violence
Peace is no quarrelling
Peace prevails when you are sorry.

I imagined the colour of peace then
There is fighting everywhere

There is violence everywhere
There is quarrelling everywhere
There is no peace when nobody is sorry

I imagine the colour of peace now
I want to see, taste, smell

& hear peace.

I was told
By my grandfathers
Peace starts with you
Then harmony spreads
in your community.


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Philip G Kaupa

Yes Ursula, our grandfathers sure did. Good one, keep writing.

Mathias Kin

Sula, well done. Noglai has written and taken part here in the Crocodile Prize. It good to see your poem published. Continue to write.

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