Sunday, 27 March 2016

Easter - in the Shadow

Brave sun – blue skies - the roof tiles gleam
Buds on the treetop make life seem
More optimistic – life moves on
Though the spark for many is now gone …

Easter is subdued this year
Brussels wrapped in cloak of fear
Christ is risen – we believe
Yet deep within our hearts we grieve.

Mounds of chocolate eggs unsold
Those who would eat them now lie cold
Or fight the good fight for their lives;
But the human spirit, hurt, survives!

(c) Poet in the woods 2016

Easter 2016 - 27th March


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