Tirupathi Chandrupatla

Lasting Peace

Freedom's cherished
Oppression's opposed
Movements're created
To bring in a change.

No one knows precisely
What the change's for
But all they seem to need's
A set up that's different.

They fight, they burn
They destroy property
Public's inconvenienced
The dictator now deposed.

Promising seems the change
Enter now the disagreements
Who gets the power?
What party'll reign?

When differences arise
It's easy to get into
A vicious fighting mode
Hard it's to compromise.

All the welcome movements
Seem to end this way
Let good sense prevail
And bring in a lasting peace.

Submitted: Thursday, August 15, 2013
Edited: Thursday, March 06, 2014

Topic(s): peace

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  • Rookie - 306 Points Shahzia Batool (8/18/2013 8:13:00 AM)

    A very thoughtful poem on the socio-political situation everywhere...

    Let good sense prevail
    And bring in a lasting peace.

    the lines quoted above are the essence of the whole poem...and the good sense has a wider implication, reminding me of Alexander Pope's vision as well in these lines:

    How vain are all these glories, all our pains,
    Unless good sense preserve what beauty gains

    thanks for the poem! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • Freshman - 1,940 Points Patricia Grantham (8/17/2013 8:01:00 AM)

    Will the world continue to exist if there is no peace? We all have to
    play a part in this ongoing process. Even if it begins in our families,
    communities, even within ourselves. Until we are willing to give up
    a right and put others first then peace will abound. A very potent write. (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 9,575 Points Ramesh Rai (8/16/2013 8:07:00 AM)

    what is the freedom means to destroy the public property to create chaos. getting the value of freedom deterirated. a powerful write. (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 10,425 Points Valsa George (8/16/2013 7:40:00 AM)

    Peace treaties are often made, which hardly anyone strives to abide! Peace talks are often held, but they end up as mere farce! Let everyone really feel that peace is liberty in tranquillity! A powerful write! ! (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 34 Points Adheez Van Der Beanthz (8/16/2013 5:38:00 AM)

    Peace is something that we want, we continue to strive
    and you have delivered the message with very precise
    a poem that inspires and very meaningful for humanity
    thanks for sharing and i invite you to read mine (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 111 Points David Wood (8/16/2013 5:15:00 AM)

    Reconcilliation is the key word, nobody seems to understand what reconcilliation means. An eye for an eye makes the whole world blind. (Report) Reply

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