L. E. O. Gibraltar

Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points (1992-09-08 / Nigeria)

The Peace Of God - Poem by L. E. O. Gibraltar

Give me not
The knowing
That makes peace,
Oft so breached
By men with will
And knowing,
Create and mar the fruit
Of their hands.
But lead me in the peace
That transcends knowing,
None can grasp,
Lest he may quell it.


Comments about The Peace Of God by L. E. O. Gibraltar

  • Veteran Poet - 1,959 Points Tanya Stewart-boateng (7/28/2015 3:20:00 PM)

    Lovely poem. Expressed so well. (Report) Reply

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  • Rookie - 479 Points Favour Ugwumba (7/25/2015 12:22:00 PM)

    Amen, great poem L.E.O Gibraltar (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,390 Points Ken E Hall (7/8/2015 3:59:00 AM)

    Very well written with a God filled message...peace on earth has never happened to this date so sad...regards (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,068 Points Babatunde Aremu (2/20/2015 8:04:00 AM)

    What a poem! I join you in this wish. Bravo! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 22,364 Points Kim Barney (2/20/2015 7:49:00 AM)

    Simple yet profound. Very well written, and deserves to be Poem of the Day! Congratulations! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 4,494 Points John Richter (2/20/2015 7:15:00 AM)

    Absolutely wonderful! Ignorance is bliss, and knowledge brings the weight of the world! (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 30,362 Points Valsa George (2/20/2015 6:27:00 AM)

    Congratulations Gibraltor on your poem being selected as the poem of the day! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,481 Points Godfrey Morris (2/20/2015 3:18:00 AM)

    Great write sounds divine (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 15,155 Points Lyn Paul (1/28/2015 4:31:00 PM)

    Beautifully presented. Our want for Peace is so strong.
    I thank you (Report) Reply

  • Gold Star - 39,822 Points Aftab Alam Khursheed (1/28/2015 8:31:00 AM)

    No doubt it is archaic expressions., agree with Evensong. I like the lines most -lead me in the peace and Lest he may quell it. very strong thanks (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 128 Points Evensong (1/21/2015 4:07:00 PM)

    Powerful writing made even more effective through archaic expressions. Loved it. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,675 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (1/20/2015 5:52:00 AM)

    Hello poet friend, a nice inspirational poem, loved it! Loyd C Taylor (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,883 Points Paul Sebastian (1/20/2015 4:30:00 AM)

    Great write. You are already showing to flower to be a great poet! Keep at it. Only He can give the peace which the world cannot give. (Report) Reply

  • Bronze Star - 2,068 Points Babatunde Aremu (1/20/2015 2:01:00 AM)

    Amen. This a prayer for all and a must read. Good job! (Report) Reply

  • Silver Star - 3,955 Points Clarence Prince (1/19/2015 5:32:00 PM)

    The peace of God That's what the needs! Well done, L. E.O! (Report) Reply

    Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/19/2015 11:59:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot for the kind words.

    Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/19/2015 11:58:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot for the kind words.

  • Freshman - 538 Points Phillip Joshua Jimenez (1/19/2015 11:15:00 AM)

    Wow! How simple yet profound wisdom you've got here, my brother. This is such a wonderful piece.

    By the way, thanks for the invitation that you sent me; I really appreciate it. God bless you!

    Regards,
    Shim'onai (Report) Reply

    Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/19/2015 12:25:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot brother. I'm glad you accepted my invitation. God bless you.

  • Gold Star - 16,120 Points Mandolyn ... (1/19/2015 10:40:00 AM)

    This is pretty good! Love the word quell
    create and mar the fruit of their hands- that's great. (Report) Reply

    Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/19/2015 2:48:00 PM)

    Thanks a lot!

  • Gold Star - 30,362 Points Valsa George (1/17/2015 11:00:00 PM)

    'Lead me into peace'..... a beautiful supplication! The inner peace given by God surpasses every other gift! Great write! Thanks! (Report) Reply

    Veteran Poet - 1,420 Points L. E. O. Gibraltar (1/18/2015 7:10:00 AM)

    Thanks for the kind comment!

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 15, 2015

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 30, 2015


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