Rise Up

Rise up, child of poverty
Look beyond the squalor
See another world
Taste another life

Rise up, child of hate
Cast aside your rancor
Listen to dissent
Hear another view

Rise up, child of war
Lay down your arrows
Embrace your fellow man
Pacify your soul

Rise up, child of fear
Cast aside your cloak
Feel the rays of friendship
Open up your heart


About oldmainer

I am a retired manager living in Southern Maine and a would be writer of poetry, narratives, short stories, and random opinions, and that's how Oldmainer was born. Recently, I decided to try an experiment. I added photography to the mix, using only a cheap cell phone with a limited camera and the editing software that came with it, and added the blog site Inklings at poormanspoet.wordpress.com to showcase the results. So, feel free to use whatever you find interesting or worthy, but please honor the terms of my copyright when and if you do. They may not be much, but they are still a piece of me. I appreciate your checking me out and hope that you find something that will encourage a return visit. Thanks for stopping by.
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1 Response to Rise Up

  1. Starralee says:

    Oh, how beautiful.

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