"Life is the dancer and you are the dance."
Eckhart Tolle

Saturday, April 24, 2010

Oh my brothers! napowrimo #24




I shall stick my hand through the hole

You may cut it off

You may grasp it as a sign of peace

Oh Saint Patrick’s Cathedral why do you do me wrong

Ormondes and Kildares

1492 it was always a time for war and strife

Bombings don’t end it, do they?

Now, then, when

What did we learn?

“Give peace a chance”

30 comments:

  1. What else is there, after so long at war?

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  2. A great phrase from the great John Lennon. Well said!

    ~Mark

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  3. Thanks Mark. You gotta love John.
    Pamela

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  4. ' Though this be madness,yet there is method
    in't ' Hamlet.

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  5. That's all we are saying...

    Well done, Pamela!

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  6. the image of reaching for peace
    through a wartorn hole is powerful

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  7. You'd make John proud, but it's so sad that we still need to say this though.

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  8. Ouch, fast start, graphic way to show rather than tell, edgy. I like the ambition of asking age old questions that seem to elude us. Well done, Pamela.

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  9. Brilliant, Pamela. I particularly love the first lines, the image they give.

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  10. Ron,
    What more can be said.
    Pamela

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  11. Marianne,
    Thanks for that.
    Pamela

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  12. Robin,
    It is very sad and thanks.
    Pamela

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  13. JDM,
    Thanks for saying so.
    Pamela

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  14. Rall,
    I have taught lines from Hamlet, Macbeth, Romeo and Juliet and The Merchant of Venice to my students here in Mexico. I have found them to be great pronunciation tools.
    Pamela

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  15. I love this one Pamela... really well done.

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  16. Francis,
    Thanks so much for your kind comments.
    I enjoyed your poem as well.
    Pamela

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  17. Beautiful pamela, the first three lines set the tone and the score.

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  18. Uma,
    Thank you for saying so. I am glad you like it.
    Pamela

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  19. Powerful, spare work. Nicely done.

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  20. Thank you Wanda. I loved your sonnet.
    Pamela

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  21. It better be finished...cant get a better ending..... god one Pam

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  22. Wayne,
    Thanks a lot and I truly enjoyed yours.
    Cheers,
    Pamela

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  23. from Therese B -- I love that you address the cathedral directly.

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  24. Therese,
    That is how the legend goes ... Thanks.
    Pamela

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