Top 100 Poems About: PEACE

In this page, poems on / about “peace” are listed.
  • 1.
    The Peace Of Wild Things

    When despair grows in me
    and I wake in the middle of the night at the least sound
    in fear of what my life and my children's lives may be,
    I go and lie down where the wood drake read more »

    Wendell Berry
  • 2.
    1914 I: Peace

    Now, God be thanked Who has watched us with His hour,
    And caught our youth, and wakened us from sleeping,
    With hand made sure, clear eye, and sharpened power,
    To turn, as swimmers into cleanness leaping, read more »

    Rupert Brooke
  • 3.
    My Dream: A Vision Of Peace

    Where the mountains touch the sky,
    Where poets DREAM, where eagles fly,
    A secret place above the crowd,
    Just beneath a silver-lined cloud. read more »

    ToddMichael St. Pierre
  • 4.

    And sometimes I am sorry when the grass
    Is growing over the stones in quiet hollows
    And the cocksfoot leans across the rutted cart-pass
    That I am not the voice of country fellows read more »

    Patrick Kavanagh
  • 5.
    In Salutation To The Eternal Peace

    Men say the world is full of fear and hate,
    And all life's ripening harvest-fields await
    The restless sickle of relentless fate. read more »

    Sarojini Naidu
  • 6.

    Sweet Peace, where dost thou dwell? I humbly crave,
    Let me once know.
    I sought thee in a secret cave,
    And ask'd, if Peace were there, read more »

    George Herbert
  • 7.
    Let Peace Prevail In This World.......

    When you look for peace
    then the peace lies within you
    When you search for peace
    then it is not hard to find read more »

    Ravi Sathasivam
  • 8.

    When will you ever, Peace, wild wooddove, shy wings shut,
    Your round me roaming end, and under be my boughs?
    When, when, Peace, will you, Peace? I’ll not play hypocrite
    To own my heart: I yield you do come sometimes; but read more »

    Gerard Manley Hopkins
  • 9.
    Peace Xviii

    The tempest calmed after bending the branches of the trees and leaning heavily upon the grain in the field. The stars appeared as broken remnants of lightning, but now silence prevailed over all, as if Nature's war had never been fought.

    At that hour a young woman entered her chamber and knelt by her bed sobbing bitterly. Her heart flamed with agony but she could finally open her lips and say, "Oh Lord, bring him home safely to me. I have exhausted my tears and can offer no more, oh Lord, full of love and mercy. My patience is drained and calamity is seeking possession of my heart. Save him, oh Lord, from the iron paws of War; deliver him from such unmerciful Death, for he is weak, governed by the strong. Oh Lord, save my beloved, who is Thine own son, from the foe, who is Thy foe. Keep him from the forced pathway to Death's door; let him see me, or come and take me to him." read more »

    Khalil Gibran
  • 10.
    Part In Peace: Is Day Before Us?

    Part in peace: is day before us?
    Praise His Name for life and light;
    Are the shadows lengthening o’er us?
    Bless His care Who guards the night. read more »

    Sarah Flower Adams
  • 11.

    1 My Soul, there is a country
    2 Afar beyond the stars,
    3 Where stands a winged sentry
    4 All skillful in the wars; read more »

    Henry Vaughan
  • 12.
    Our Lady Peace

    How far is it to peace, the piper sighed,
    The solitary, sweating as he paused.
    Asphalt the noon; the ravens, terrified,
    Fled carrion thunder that percussion caused. read more »

    Mark Van Doren
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