Genie Makinster

(Las Vegas, Nevada, USA)

God Grant Us Wisdom - Poem by Genie Makinster

Oh, for the wisdom to build a world
Where man may find delight,
Not in the strength of Martial power,
But the quest for truth and right,
Where every man may be free to dream
To envision "castles in the air";
And then through labor and sacrifice
To build those castle there,
We would not ask that the way be cleared
And smoothed for our eager feet;
But rather, freedom from groundless fear
Our problem we may meet.
Yes, ours is a prayer for freedom, for strength,
And for opportunity
In a world not only of toll and tears,
But of love and liberty.


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Poem Submitted: Thursday, January 2, 2003



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