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Terrorist Atrocity
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Send Love To Nice

 

 

I wrote and posted this poem originally following the Paris attack and sadly, the terror continues across the World, with this latest horror suffered in Nice. My thoughts remain with all those who have lost their families and friends in this and previous devastating attacks…..

TERRORIST ATROCITY 

Such sadness surrounds this July monstrosity,

a vile and deadly terrorist atrocity!

Someday those responsible may suffer for their sin

but against democracy they’ll never win….

 

 

Sudden death, caused by those who’ve lost sight

of humanity, as they continue their bloody plight,

leaving us to mourn precious souls who lost their fight,

on these blighted and horror filled dark days and nights…

 

 

So now once again the World unites

and looks up to the light.

Like the phoenix, we must rise high above

to stand true and strong in our love,

sharing our grief, sadness and true pity

for the tragic losses in our beautiful cities.

 

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    • February 12, 2017 / 1:06 am

      Thanks so much and I’m delighted that you’ve found a little inspiration on my blog! I wish you great success with your new blog.. It took me a while to get into my swing and I’ve still got loads to learn too on my continuing journey. I’ve had so much support and fun along the route with some of my fellow bloggers which has been lovely! Enjoy xx

      • March 21, 2017 / 12:03 pm

        thank you for commenting too …keep it up I need to be more consistent bc the ppl come when I start writing and talking and asking questions they are great blog readers!!

        • March 21, 2017 / 12:20 pm

          Yes consistency is key I think.. I need to get better at that too! x

    • July 21, 2016 / 12:15 pm

      Thanks so much – it is truly terrible and so sad that we can’t even understand what the grievances now are that these people are fighting against. Thank you for your comment – I appreciate hearing your thoughts too.. x

  1. July 16, 2016 / 11:54 am

    Touching, powerful, sad, heartfelt poem Wendy… your words are so eloquent for what was such a shocking and horrifying event. But you’re right, we can’t give up hope for a good world and for love to override hate. Sending peace and hugs. xo

    • July 16, 2016 / 5:45 pm

      Thanks so much Miriam. You’re right – Hope is so important and it’s not easy when something so awful happens and so many innocent people lose their lives.. I send peace, happiness and hugs in return.. xx

      • July 17, 2016 / 3:32 am

        Gratefully accepted Wendy. xo Hope you’re enjoying your weekend. For me now it’s Sunday and I’m just about to head out into some glorious (but cool) sunshine). xo

        • July 17, 2016 / 5:18 am

          Ooo how lovely – It’s 6 a.m. Sunday morning here now too with no hint of sunshine on the cards for today – The summer here in Manchester has been non existent so far.. However we are told that on Tuesday we are going to have 1 day of sunshine and it’s going to be the hottest day of the year so far .. I’m not going to hold my breath though. It sounds perfect – I love the cool sun – what season are you in – it sounds like a Spring sunshine? Enjoy! x

          • July 17, 2016 / 6:44 am

            We’re actually in winter, believe it or not. So the sunshine today was lovely and very welcome. It was also very windy (which dried all my clothes!) so I can’t really complain.
            Enjoy Tuesday, and it’s predicted sunshine! xo

          • July 17, 2016 / 7:19 am

            Well weather wise then it sounds like we’re sharing similar times – probably just a bit wetter. Oh lovely – freshly dried wind blown washing.. For me it’s been the tumble drier all year! x

          • July 17, 2016 / 7:48 am

            Yeah, I can imagine. xo

  2. July 16, 2016 / 6:26 am

    Wendy really touching. Sentimental..and true for what??

    • Wendy
      Author
      July 16, 2016 / 6:42 am

      Thanks Sumith – it’s so sad that we don’t even understand what the battle is for… We are all just humans living on the same small planet within the same universe… x

    • Wendy
      Author
      July 16, 2016 / 1:13 am

      It truly is – and for what?

        • Wendy
          Author
          July 16, 2016 / 5:02 am

          I know and somehow we have to keep believing that there is hope and that something will happen to change this…x

  3. July 15, 2016 / 9:00 pm

    Poignant, powerful. Honestly, not sure of what else to say. Shame we couldn’t concentrate our creative efforts on flowers, the stars, and love. The sorrow in our hearts require that we express our pain. Great write. I hope one day the hate will disappear.

    Have a lovely weekend.

    • Wendy
      Author
      July 15, 2016 / 9:23 pm

      There really is nothing more.. I just hope that somehow people see the light and reconnect with humanity.. You have a lovely weekend – we should enjoy every moment .. x

  4. July 15, 2016 / 8:37 pm

    Hi Wendy, yes what to say about what happened in Nice. So sad is the state of the world. Your poem is beautiful the sentiments are beautiful … love the whole poem …especially this bit.

    Sudden death, caused by those who’ve lost sight

    of humanity, as they continue their bloody plight,

    leaving us to mourn precious souls who lost their fight,

    on these blighted and horror filled dark days and nights…

    • Wendy
      Author
      July 15, 2016 / 9:22 pm

      Thank you – I just wish those who are spreading this horror could reconnect with their humanity.. x

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