Communal Sunlit Ethic

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Give me Psalms for a life
Well lifted, and gratitude in store
Give me morning embraces of altruism
To make the world a better place!

Give me a life that is real, earnest, positive!
For I am tired of living in fear
If love is not the goal, O’ soul
Tell me what should be your living poetry?

Give me art that is long, harmonious
To cherish the hours that were once our own
In the world’s brief battle field, let us say
That we loved, and fought for her

That the future is simply the recurrent present
And in surrender to the higher joys
We found our place, at the foot of compassion
At the summit of bliss is an acceptance of fate

Give me Sacred Constellation prayers
For minutes that were built with peace
For the living morning of a greater love
By the evening star, by the lighthouse

By the chapel of the heart, by the flight of childhood
Give me row after row of Beloved language
A light to lift my seaside faith
In lyrics of the purity of soul.

Photography Courtesy: http://browse.deviantart.com/art/I-won-t-forget-you-378646154

2 thoughts on “Communal Sunlit Ethic

  1. I have enjoyed reading your poems, Yuji. After reading this poem, I had a thought. Perhaps a poem I wrote could serve to answer yours: http://wp.me/p1XR10-d3. You speak of religion, but not of the One for Whom religion was begun. I challenge you to leave behind religious-sounding emptiness, and come to Jesus Himself. He is the Peace you have sought. I guarantee this.

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