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Peace

Are you looking for peace?
There are three commandments:

Do unto others what you want
them to do unto you.

But what if others do unto me what
I do not want them to do unto me?

Follow the second rule.
Thou shalt forgive.

But what if it becomes perpetual
or a threat to my existence?

Find an answer to this question.
Have I been my brother's keeper?

If your answer is negative
then go by the third rule.
Thou shalt be thy brother's keeper.

If your answer is affirmative
then I'm a shadow.
Better, not search for me.


by Oppong-Febiri Thomas


[ A voice from the window | Love | Your Birthday | Peace ]

This poem is Copyright 2003 Oppong-Febiri Thomas



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