C. Albert Andrews
A Return To Peace
Dust on tranquil streets
Seldom disturbed by gusty wind.
Trees no more barren by residue of war
Filled with fruits and fresh leaves.
Stand tall and proud to salute the birth of peace.
Signs of life! Life has returned
To villages, towns and homes.
Cattle roam fields of green pastures
No more lean but robustly satisfied.
Other animals serenely sleep.
Homely presence once ravaged by war.
Pure, innocent lives! New chance to live!
Children are what they should be
Share stories, jokes, walk and play together
In classroom at the same school
Share one common language.
Lions no longer feast on lambs
The hunted fear no more
The hunters lay down arms
Mother earth yields its food
And mankind has plenty.
Extinction of crime
Echoes of war go silent
True brother and sister hood
Evolve into a world of peace
One people, see no difference
In color, race or religion
C. Albert Andrews's Other Poems
Read this poem in other languages
This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.
Poet's Notes about The Poem
Comments about this poem (A Return To Peace by C. Albert Andrews )
The Road Not Taken
If You Forget Me
Still I Rise
Edgar Allan Poe
Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening
I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings
William Ernest Henley
- No Paper This Morning, Donal Mahoney
- Mister Chamberlain, Roy Blokker
- Brothers, Two..., Denis Martindale
- The One True God, Roy Blokker
- After the Summer, Somanathan Iyer
- The House I Bought?, Dr John Celes
- Resemblance, Pradip Chattopadhyay
- One Single Drop, Kaleb Falin
- Survivor's Guilt, Roy Blokker
- Right or wrong!, Mark Heathcote