Current Events Poems - Page 3

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  1. How Do I Make Amends?

    Black And White Issues

    How do I cope with the shame that I feel
    And then look you straight in the eye?
    And how do I claim to stand for what's right,
    Then accept disregard for your lives?

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  3. Ballad Of Twin Towers

    • By Graham L. West
    • Published: September 2017
    Losing Husband On 9/11

    That morning we woke up,
    Like any other day.
    We brushed our teeth, I brushed my hair.
    Nothing new to say.

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  4. Fireball

    Poem About Wildfires

    The light shaded my home
    in the eeriest of yellow,
    as if sunset, forced too early,
    cried and bellowed.

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  6. Never Again

    Worldwide Social Injustice

    It's time to embrace every culture,
    One flock, one shepherd, one fold
    Whatever our race, hue or faith
    We're all made from the same mould.

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  7. Coronavirus - Have You Seen

    Poem Thanking Doctors And Nurses

    Have you seen the doctors who hardly get to sleep?
    From sad weary eyes, silent tears they weep.
    They're battling to save hundreds of lives,
    Yet see so many dying right before their eyes.

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  8. A Rest Well-Earned

    A Poem About Essential Workers

    Work hard, my weary body, please.
    There's lots that must be done.
    These strange old times I've never known
    Have only just begun.

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  10. This Too Shall Pass

    • By Mariella Scerri
    • Published: April 10, 2020
    Looking Forward To The End Of COVID-19

    I long for the day to leave my den,
    To roam the streets by night and day.
    To venture out without a fear,
    To embrace the ones that I hold dear.

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  11. One Day

    Giving Hope During COVID-19

    One day I will be back,
    And we'll be smiling face to face.
    The worries of the last few weeks
    Will be gone and all erased.

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  12. War Why?

    • By Kylie Duke
    • Published: June 2008
    Poem Questioning War And Fighting

    Hurt, pain, suffering, people are dying.
    What's going on? We're both crying.
    Guns, hand grenades, and bombs too,
    People running scared; they don't know what to do.

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  13. Prayer

    The World Needs Your Healing

    Protect us, Lord, and send your healing,
    Receive our prayers that keep on pouring.
    Allow your people to have their second chance.
    Yes, Lord, we are begging you hand in hand.

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