Margaret Alice

Rookie - 3 Points (The Crystal Age / Pretoria - South Africa)

F: Choosing Love And Receiving Life - Poem by Margaret Alice

‘Return From Tomorrow’ by George Ritchey
a camp survivor in Warsaw miraculously
after 6 years of camp starvation
showed NO deterioration
of mind and body – what was his secret? –
he had seen what HATE did
to minds and bodies – how they deteriorated
so he had decided to LOVE unconditionally
everyone he ever came into contact with

After his liberation by Ritchey
he served his fellow survivors faithfully
as he had survived circumstances
over which he had no control - he knew
he was FREE to decide whether to
hate or to love those who had slayed
the love of his life – his wife and his kids -
he chose LOVE and received
LIFE abundantly!

Please give me the same Wisdom
to see that I’m free to make the same choices
and the ability to love Everyone I see
indiscriminately!


Comments about F: Choosing Love And Receiving Life by Margaret Alice

  • (4/16/2007 1:13:00 AM)


    What a beautiful, compelling write. These lines should resonate with every reader. To choose to love unconditionally is to choose to love without limits. Thank you.

    Warm regards,

    Sandra
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Poem Submitted: Saturday, April 14, 2007

Poem Edited: Monday, February 14, 2011


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