Peace Poem by Yehuda Yehuda Amichai

Wildpeace
  Not the peace of a cease-fire
not even the vision of the wolf and the lamb,
but rather
as in the heart when the excitement is over
and you can talk only about a great weariness.
I know that I know how to kill, that makes me an adult.
And my son plays with a toy gun that knows
how to open and close its eyes and say Mama.
A peace
without the big noise of beating swords into ploughshares,
without words, without
the thud of the heavy rubber stamp: let it be
light, floating, like lazy white foam.
A little rest for the wounds – who speaks of healing?
(And the howl of the orphans is passed from one generation
to the next, as in a relay race:
the baton never falls.)

Let it come
like wildflowers,
suddenly, because the field
must have it: wildpeace.

  Amichai read this poem at the 1994 awards ceremony in Oslo when Yitzhak     Rabin and Shimon Peres received the Nobel Peace Prize with Yasir Arafat.
In Memoriam

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Spotify Playlists for Acoustic Chill Music

spotify playlists for acoustic country music

The recommended playlist is a relaxing acoustic playlist, the type known a s chill. A more relaxing tempo.

This playlist was created by David Michael Jackson

Hello David Michael Jackson, i really liked the old school acoustic song, i liked the instrumental that reminds me a lot of past decades. The guitar timbres are really good and highlight for the great riffs. The chorus is great, the vocals are very good and i liked the great timbre, congratulations…..Marcio Senna Country Hits Playlist..
Playlist with the biggest hits and releases of country music.

Absolutely amazing. Feels a bit old school and it has this hint of sadness to it that uplifts a country track. Enjoyed it throughout the whole duration and i absolutely love your voice as well…..RevoulutionizeMusic..If you are a fan of Country music, this is the best place to listen to all time Country hits.

This Playlist was iniatially discovered as Acoustic Chill Folk and Country and Folk Acoustic Spotify Playlists

Acoustic Chill
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Water Poem by David Michael Jackson

water poem

The hot summer sun
makes cake of my skin
and the sweat lets me know
I’m alive

the water
is better then

it is needed then

and noticed

Can a poem be the water on a hot day

can the water flow down
this page
in
this poem

this time or the next
until there is no next

no new
meanderings

of the water in a poem until it lies there in a pool on the page, on this page


First published on: Jun 25, 2012

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Dew Poem

Write me a poem he says.

That’s not good grammar son.

Has some literature professor checked you out?

Are you poetry certified?

ARE YOU QUALIFIED?

No Sir but the dew….

Oh shut up about the dew

nobody talks about the dew.

Yes sir but the sea…….

Oh shut up about the sea

Nobody cares about the sea.

But sir the peace

The peace is the dew

that can find its way to the sea.

 

 

david michael jackson April 15, 2012

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Balloon Poem by David Michael Jackson

balloon poem

I’m pushed into the side of a giant balloon.
I can see into the balloon.
There is a screen and some hands,
typing.
Behind me is reality,
but the balloon moves fast.
If I turn, the balloon turns.
I can run into
the other room.
It’s there,
inside the balloon.
I can see these hands typing.
They are my hands
pushing into the balloon.
There are others.
They are pressed into the side.
I can see the impression
of their faces, speaking.
If I hold my ear to the side of the balloon,
I can hear them.
They say to get real.

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Transforming with Poetry December 2021

Presenting Vera Moreno, with Samar Shahdad, Maggie Hall, Robin Ouzman Hislop, Mussarat Rahman, Mike Baynham and Antonio Martínez Arboleda.
 
 
 

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Transforming with Poetry November 2021

A poetry session with R.W. Haynes, who presented his book Heidegger Looks at the Moon, Mussarat Rahman, Maggie Hall, Robin Ouzman Hislop, Adil Latefi, Manuel Neto Dos Santos, Mike Baynham and Antonio Martínez Arboleda. Translations & originals from Portugese & Arabic, Adil Latefi, Manuel Neto Dos Santos, Mike Baynham, Video artwork Mussarat Rahman, Maggie Hall, Mike Baynham & Robin Ouzman Hislop. Poems Magie Hall & Antonio Martínez Arboleda English & Spanish. Review Heideger looks at the Moon, Robin Ouzman Hislop & his poems read by RW Haynes.
 

 
 
Robin Ouzman Hislop is Editor of Poetry Life and Times ; at Artvilla.com his publications include
 
All the Babble of the Souk , Cartoon Molecules and Next Arrivals, collected poems, & Moon selected Audio Textual Poems available at Amazon.com as well as translation of Guadalupe Grande´s La llave de niebla, as Key of Mist and the recently published Tesserae , a translation of Carmen Crespo´s Teselas.
 
You may visit Aquillrelle.com/Author Robin Ouzman Hislop about author. See Robin performing his work Performance (University of Leeds)

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