Maria C. Pires Costa
Maria C. Pires Costa Poems
|121.||A Gesture Of Love||9/3/2010|
|122.||A Song Of Joy||5/20/2010|
|123.||A Sweet Haven||5/22/2010|
|124.||In Joy And Sorrow||9/29/2009|
|125.||... For Our Soul To Nurture||2/8/2010|
|127.||From Destruction To Reconstruction||7/29/2007|
From Destruction To Reconstruction
From images of devastation,
deep pain, and sometimes even revolt,
come before our eyes living tokens
of humanitarianism, solidarity, cooperation -
noble life lessons encompassing courage
springing from all the ones who truly act
with deep respect for Nature
and for the human being dignity.
Children's eyes are sad and distant-looking
as if they still were feeling the unlimited strength
of the giant waves moving! !
Brave young people keep projecting their dreams -
across a land that is now more sacred -
as though those dreams were being ...
We've stared at their faces - desolate, devastated-
By flowing tears flooded.
Every image portrayed
Their lively dreams suddenly disappeared.
Had abruptly fallen down!
Revolted? Not at all.
Filled with faith and courage
Crossing the skyline, and...