Today’s post is a reblog of a poem called sunglow.
North Korea is currently launching missiles over Japan. It is also testing nuclear weapons which have a yield 17 times more powerful than the bomb that destroyed Hiroshima.
Russia and China are waging a war of words with the USA.
Acts of mindless terrorism are fast becoming a fact of everyday life. As I write this, the terror threat in Britain has been raised to the highest level – critical.
But all is not lost. Staff at the North Korean Embassy in London are apparently very partial to the odd McDonald’s fast-food takeaway, something banned by the authorities back home. Feel the love, guys. Feel the love. All is not lost.
PLEASE FEEL FREE TO REBLOG OR COPY THE POEM. NO COPYRIGHT.
When I was all of 20 years old I wrote a wee poem called sunglow just about some daft thoughts I had in my mind at the time. It was 1972. The war in Vietnam was still dragging on. Northern Ireland had witnessed the terrible events of Bloody Sunday. And in September a group of terrorists massacred members of the Israeli team at the Summer Olympic games in Munich.
sun glow on high
colours earth sky
the world is turning
and we’re turning too
same sun for you
same sun for me
but we still burn inside
when there’s no need
so we must learn to love
bring out the peaceful dove
or fade away
just fade away
And now, over 40 years later there is a war in Syria. There are floods of refugees looking for a…
View original post 39 more words