Uriah Hamilton

Prayers For London - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Sadness and fear grip the populous city,
Lonely tears now fall,
But healing will begin
And hatred will be vanquished by love.

Dedicated to John C. Newton,
I hope everyone you love is well!

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  • Susan Williams (10/6/2018 12:44:00 AM)

    Yes indeed may hatred be vanquished by love (Report)Reply

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  • (4/13/2006 5:59:00 PM)

    Yes, to be able to turn the tables around, thankyou for sharing this, Love Duncan (Report)Reply

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  • (7/7/2005 12:51:00 PM)

    Prayers for London and the families of the dead and injured. The sadness grips at all of our hearts. GS (Report)Reply

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  • (7/7/2005 12:36:00 PM)

    The world woke up to sadness today....and it is a shame that so many have to die or be hurt. I hope their families can have some peace. Good poem. (Report)Reply

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  • (7/7/2005 10:49:00 AM)

    Thanks, Uriah.
    'Sadness and fear' are certainly what Al-Quaeda and others hope to create and spread. But those of us who sat under the stairs or in the shelters night after night as the bombs fell on London not all that long ago will pass on that spirit of defiance. Schoolchildren these days often laugh at the voice of Winston Churchill urging us on to defend ourselves and liberty. Maybe they'll give him more respect now.

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, July 7, 2005

Poem Edited: Thursday, July 7, 2005

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