Eric Cockrell

I Hear.... - Poem by Eric Cockrell

i hear the cry of a thousand naked voices.
i hear the sound of the turning wheels.
i hear the guns, and the moment after,
i hear the blood of bodies in the fields.
i hear the cry of babies without mothers,
i hear the hunger of faces without names.
i hear the whisper of god in the homeless,
the hearts of the poor in the falling rain.
i hear the truth beyond all lies,
i hear the hand that takes another.
i hear justice's cry for deliverance,
and the prayer of the stranger that is my brother.
i hear the hammer and wings of freedom,
i hear equality chanted and sang.
i hear the beat of life calling forward,
to dare, to give, tis not in vain!

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  • (8/20/2012 11:39:00 PM)

    I wonder what God must be whispering to the homeless.... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, August 20, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, August 22, 2012

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