I've seen the glow of stars on starry nights
Gloried in the beauty of a setting sun;
I've seen the splendid dance of northern lights
And shared the rainbow's smile at storm's last fun.
So softly falls the evening snow
Like lover's hand, so soft, so slow,
In dark night time a whisper low --
Soft stars embraced in moonlight's glow.
Some say you rival not
The lark and woodland thrush.
The sky above is their lot
High above the woods and brush --
The cruelty of war that maims
The cries of children in the night
Cries that stop mercilessly --
Hear no more --