Give Peace a Chance

Give Peace a Chance

A Chapter by Wondering Mind
"

In memory of many

"

 

I remember when
sweet guitars gently wept.
Now, 
they violently bleed.

Well,

they killed that voice,
on the lonely, busy streets
of a cold, free world,
 
and
before John,
a dream died with King.

Now they sing,
"Give Peace a chance"


© 2012 Wondering Mind


Author's Note

Wondering Mind
Almost 43 Years to the day since "Give Peace A Chance" was released, and we still glorify war.

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What a sad, but vividly true commentary. Flower child here < believing if every man would treat everyone as they would want to be treated there might be a chance for a peaceful world. Humanity has fought since the beginning of time, with reasonings, without reason. Thanks you for sharing the awesome YOU! ~ :-)

Posted 8 Years Ago


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Pax
a very nice meaningful message.

Posted 8 Years Ago


So much to say..but I will not cloud the message..
"All we are saying"..as my hand reaches out to a new friend.. " We Have a Dream" & my voice continues to join the cry started so long ago.. " Give Peace A Chance

Posted 8 Years Ago


This is Bittersweet...a harsh world does force the guitar to play a more sullen tune of anguish...Times change and we can only reflect on the past with heartache.
"Give peace a chance"~ wonderful words of wisdom... Nicely done!

Posted 8 Years Ago


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This makes me sigh..in remembrance of the soft play of the guitar and the hope and promises and how they faded away...by harsh hands. Thank you for sharing..xo

Posted 8 Years Ago


I've heard of John Lennon, never listened to his songs, until 5 minutes ago. Not really my cup of tea, but this particular one had a certain ambiance, I can't say cheerful, but strong and sincere. Personally, I think the whole idea of 'world' or even local piece is naive. However, guitars do bleed in our days! I loved this poem because it was very brief but said A LOT. And by King, I'm guessing you meant Luther? Great write. Thank you.

Posted 8 Years Ago


True words my friend......Whisk

Posted 8 Years Ago


Beautiful write :)
Peace
Robin

Posted 9 Years Ago


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Was this inspired by that song "While My Guitar Gently Weeps" (don't know if that's the title, but I know I thoroughly enjoy that jones)? Well, either way, this is clever, and makes me want to pull up some old Beatles joints.

Posted 9 Years Ago


beautiful

Posted 9 Years Ago



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