Walk away from war

When all the seas are empty

and the skies are boiling black;

When the forests are silent

and all the voices stilled

we will walk away from war.

 

When there is no one left to kiss you

or tease your trembling skin;

when all the blood has spilled

and there is no one left to sew your wounds

we will walk away from war.

 

When all the screams have echoed

and all the tears have fallen;

when all the hearts are broken

we will walk away from war.

 

When all debates have ended

and all the reasons failed;

when there is no one left to answer

we will walk away from war.

 

When someone stands beside you,

when someone takes your hand,

when someone’s arm encircles you

when a whisper tickles your ear,

when a word makes you smile,

when your body shivers with love

and your eyes close with passion,

when a soft sigh brings joy,

and joy brings relief,

then we will walk away from war.

About michaelstephendaigle

I have been writing most of my life. I am the author of the award-winning Frank Nagler Mystery series. "The Swamps of Jersey (2014); "A Game Called Dead" (2016) -- a Runner-Up in the 2016 Shelf Unbound Indie Author Contest; and "The Weight of Living" (2017) -- First Place winner for Mysteries in the Royal Dragonfly Book Awards Contest.
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