Marama Kelly

Rookie (25 April 1962 / Napier)

Caution To The Wind - Poem by Marama Kelly

If laughter can soften a hardened heart
And a smile could lift one's day
What would happen in the world
If we decided to live this way

If we determined in our hearts
to never frown or moan
And let our actions carry it out
would we melt hearts of stone

If all men thought before they spoke
assessing all their desires
would the world still fall in disgrace
from the greedy lusts conspired

Now if we threw all caution out
and held fast to God's law
would we still try to kill each other
or share love instead of war

(Just a point of view and thought)

Comments about Caution To The Wind by Marama Kelly

  • Indira Renganathan (9/10/2009 4:25:00 AM)

    This set of questions arises in every heart....whatever the answer be, it is the questioner's duty to vow to be good-hearted prior to question anything, anybody...I think that is the caution to the wind...thanks for this thought provoking poem (Report)Reply

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  • Naseer Ahmed Nasir (3/15/2009 12:11:00 AM)

    A point of view and thought to be agreed by everyone who loves piece and kindness. Thanks for writing and sharing.

    Best Wishes

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, March 12, 2009

Poem Edited: Friday, June 17, 2011

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