Peace starts with me



Peace be with you.
To greet another.
Instead of ‘Hello’.
Peace be with you.

Fear handicaps peace.
Fear of another religion.
Fear of another race.
Let us overcome fear.

Peace starts with me.
A heart must have kindness.
Anger cannot rule.
Each day a work in progress.

It is easy to start a war.
Lash out without thinking.
Let anger take control.
Stop this. Learn from mistakes.

Let not anger fester.
Instead let kindness in.
Do acts of kindness.
Think kind thoughts always.

Peace be with you.
Can I start this today?
What will your answer be?
Peace be with you. I hope.

By C.E. Pereira


Author: cepcarol

I'm a Eurasian of Portuguese, English, Scottish and Malay heritage. And my extended family are of Chinese and Indian heritage. My world is made up of different colours like the rainbow. And like the rainbow I am unique. Reading is my form of relaxation, to escape from the drudgery of daily life and enter into a world of the imagination. It is the love of reading that has led me to try my hand in writing short stories and poems. I hope that in some way my stories and poems will take you for a little while away from the drudgery of the present into the pages of imagination. To new friends found, I bid you, Welcome. Sincerely, C.E. Pereira

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