Treasure Island

Renee Marie

(12/11/60 / Danbury, CT USA)

I Pledge


I pledge allegiance
to the path
of world peace and social justice
and to her people
for which it guides...
ONE FAMILY,
interwoven,
with self-determination
and security
FOR ALL.

Submitted: Saturday, April 06, 2013
Edited: Thursday, October 10, 2013

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

I started writing this after visiting the World Peace Prayer Society Headquarters, Wassaic, NY,1999 and then worked with it again after the beatings of Rodney King, the L.A. Riots and then again during my deployment to Kabul, Afghanistan,2010.

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