Friday, November 4, 2011

Hope O-O-Os


They passed the calumet
around the campfire
a ceremonial rite of passage
marked with peace.
To the heavens smoke rings
lifted O-O-Os
hoping disharmony
in the world to cease.

@laurie kolp

Prompt inspiration: Imaginary Garden with Real Toads, Click here for more on today's world blog-blast for peace

15 comments:

Sherry Blue Sky said...

And we are still hoping for harmony.......I loved this, Laurie. Short and says it all.

Eva Gallant said...

Ah, if only it were that easy!

Kerry O'Connor said...

At least rites of peace have always accompanied the days of war, a balance may be the best we can hope for.

Abin Chakraborty said...

Ah! Hope...as Shelley said, it's something that recreates itself like a phoenix and rises from its own ashes.if only...

Lolamouse said...

We can come together so easily around a campfire. Lovely image.

Susie Clevenger said...

We hope for peace...the more we gather in peace...the more a people of peace we become...love your work!

Mama Zen said...

Wonderful, Laurie!

Mary said...

Ah, this brings back memories of some of my 'old days.'

Shauna said...

perfect, timely, authentic.

Adelle Laudan said...

It can never be the wrong thing to say when it comes from the heart. Thank you. Peace be with you and yours always.

Ella said...

I love the view you have created! I so wish for it, crave it~ Wonderful!

Travis Cody said...

Best wishes to you and yours for peace today and in all the days to come.

Kay L. Davies said...

Beautifully said, Laurie. Peace isn't a new idea, but it is the best idea.

Kay, Alberta, Canada
An Unfittie’s Guide to Adventurous Travel

Annelisa said...

Wishing you and yours peace and happiness x

[A link to your post will soon be on my blog 'Peace Bloggers Unite' ]

Mimi Lenox said...

Beautiful poem full of imagery.
Thank you for blogging peace with us today. Please join us again November 4, 2012.

dona nobis pacem,
mimi

#2306 in the Official Peace Globe gallery at blogblastforpeace.com to publish 3/7/2012