A Plea To Humankind

A Plea To Humankind short poem

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Before you Know and in despair
Humankind do hear my prayer
As deep within my mind I scream
In witnessing this nightmare dream
Humanity it seems is blind
Forgetting that to love is kind
When did decay begin to start?
Where is the purity of heart?
The terror that does drop from skies
Falls like the tears from my eyes
Why is it that you hold a knife
And seek to take another’s life?
Why is it that you take my name
And use it for unholy gain?
Why can man in peace not live?
Why can he not his friendship give?
My plea to man is to unite
Lay down your sword, give up your fight
Take instead your brother’s hand
And side by side together stand
Hear my, prayer, this is my call
Come , and now before me fall
Let harmony and love now reign
And bring to end eternal pain.

Poet’s Note:
The poem is part of a series that mixes mythology and fiction. Here we have the Egyptian Goddess Isis, reflecting on 21st century humankind, and despairing on what she sees.

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Fiona Jamieson

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Fiona Jamieson has been writing poetry since childhood and is currently embarking on her first published works. Her current work mixes mythology and fantasy, using the central character of the Goddess Isis. Her latest writing is around the Goddess 'search for wisdom' and we see her meeting some of the great minds of time. She considers the issues of knowledge and wisdom and the past and how this influences current thinking. She illustrates her own poetry. Fiona also writes war poetry.
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Preeti
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Every heart prays for love and peace in the world … Perfectly true!

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