P.J. Reed

World In A Suitcase - Poem by P.J. Reed

The amber lights smiled,
Blinked through the darkness
Sending coded messages of hope.

Grey aeroplane screamed,
A giant metallic albatross,
Soaring into secret skies.

World in a battered suitcase,
Can a terminal building,
Be her new beginning?

Excitement shines in dark eyes,
Hope flew with her across the seas
Following tall and resolute.

By P.J.Reed

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Topic(s) of this poem: fear, hope, life, refugee

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Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is part of the 'Hope Springs A Turtle' anthology of hope.

Hope Springs A Turtle is a journey of hope through poems and photographs which have been collected from around the world.The work in this anthology has been collected from every continent of our planet and illustrates ideas of hope from many of the world religions. 'Hope Springs A Turtle', looks at the different forms hope can take and how hope can always be found if you look carefully into the world which surrounds you.

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  • Unwritten Soul (4/30/2013 7:08:00 AM)

    Wherever you go, a destiny will follow you, neither is bad but always chance that we need to understand...like bird we can fly to any tree and find place wherever we can go..we are free but destiny is our shadow that comes with the few options..if world bring it night sure we just not at the sunbright side but then night still beautiful that we can never see whenever it is daylight_Soul (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, April 30, 2013

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 14, 2015

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