The World is Singin’ its Blues

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Guitar Boy by June Perkins

The world is singin’ its blues
askin’ for a bit of time to heal
askin’ why it’s so hard to feel
that nothin’ we do is gonna make
peace be real

askin’ for a DJ who understands
the need for peace
who can give us some
musical release
to bleed out the fears
dress them in a mother’s tears

The world is ringin’ out its questions
why, oh why’s a piece of land
or your religion
something to kill or die for
and why are people so quick
to tie their fate to
those noose of hate?

askin’ for a DJ who can change the down beat
into an upbeat
bring some kind of optimism into play
dress that sorrow
in a technicolour tomorrow

The world is singin’ its blues
askin’ for a bit of time to heal
askin’ why it’s so hard to feel
that nothin’ we do is gonna make
peace be real

(c) June Perkins, words and image.

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5 thoughts on “The World is Singin’ its Blues

  1. Hi! I love your poem and I wanted to ask you a question based on the name of your blog, namely, are you a Baha’i? I am following you now and would love it if you’d check out my blog! Thank you so much for such great work!

  2. This quote is on my blog 😉 at the base of the page:”Divine things are too deep to be expressed by common words. The heavenly teachings are expressed in parable in order to be understood and preserved for ages to come. When the spiritually minded dive deeply into the ocean of their meaning they bring to the SURFACE the pearls of their inner significance.” (Abdu’l-Baha in London, p. 79)

    You might also like this blog http://aussiebahaiblog.wordpress.com

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