Today is the day, the moment, the now,
extinguish the flame of fear.
Smother embers of hatred beneath
steps taken in compassion.
Let smoke of bitterness rise,
dissipate into wide ocean sky.
May clemency shine through us to
quell the bleakness of terror.
May our hands join to bear our Oneness.
May our voices lift above the madness
to sing a song of accord.
Guide us to be strong in You.
Amen. Amen. Amen.
For more about the poem and photo, please visit my page: Journey/lex.