Mia Ocean

Rookie (1993)

Peace, Little Girl, Peace. - Poem by Mia Ocean

The poor young girl
with beach blonde hair
and pale white skin
stands in the middle of the street,
in the middle of a war.
Her face shows pain,
her face shows she wants help.
She goes to the hardware store
and steals a can of purple paint.
She doesn't know better,
so it doesn't matter.
The pale girl opens the can of purple paint
and uses her hands to write a message on the
big brick building wall.
She uses what knowledge she has of spelling,
and traces her purple paint covered fingers
over the wall.
First she draws a P
than an E
than she dips her hand back in the paint.
When she is done with the word,
the purple paint has run down the wall,
but you could still see the word very clearly.
It spelled PEACE.
The young girl takes her hand and presses it to the wall
leaving a very small purple handprint.
Then she runs.
A soldier calls after her,
'Peace little girl, Peace! '


Comments about Peace, Little Girl, Peace. by Mia Ocean

  • (11/16/2016 7:56:00 PM)


    (Peace, Little Girl, Peace. - Poem by Mia Ocean.) A glimpse on the conceprt and true essence of peace. (Report) Reply

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  • (11/16/2016 7:56:00 PM)


    (Peace, Little Girl, Peace. - Poem by Mia Ocean.) A glimpse on the conceprt and tru essence of peace. (Report) Reply

  • Edward Kofi Louis (1/22/2015 2:27:00 AM)


    Nice piece of work. Thanks for sharing this poem with us.

    E.K.L.
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  • (5/23/2006 5:52:00 PM)


    this is a very good start to translating an event onto paper. & interesting subject matter. keep them coming, Mia. Sus. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 23, 2006



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