In Times of Peace


Hand-Peace. photo: Olaf Brugman (c), all rights reserved.

Ideal bound
by treaties
from dreams
or imposed or kept
or created
in a Big Bang
of nuclear energies
beyond imagination

destruction of Hiroshima
and Nagasaki became
the narrative of
heroes enemies victims
president emperor
and humanity

let us not forget
in times of peace
to keep peace in time.


Olaf Brugman
21 August 2017

Written for the “21st of September The Day of Peace” campaign by Vilma Machado.


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