Time To Shift

Time To Shift short poem

Photo by Dhinal Chheda 

Behold our world so tired, torn, and insecure
Filled with high tech answers, but yet unsure

Nation after nation, fighting terror and crime
Does mankind’s DNA force us to be so unkind?
Many are seeking solutions, while others whine

When you feel a sudden shifting of the gears,
Release your fears, and renewed faith appears
When you’ve experienced hate, pain, and tears,
It’s hard to imagine that change will come near

Have the dark clouds of war caused you to fear?
Have you endured the loss of loved ones so dear?
Are you uncertain about what you see and hear?

When the world looks hopeless, mean, and cold
When it’s hard to find something strong to hold
When crises worsen and cloud your noble goal
It’s not a sign that you must quit, run, or fold
It only means it’s time to be brave and bold

Rate the poem
1 Star2 Stars3 Stars4 Stars5 Stars (1 votes, average: 3.00 out of 5)
We are posting your rating...

Have something to say about the poem?

Profile photo of curtisjohnsonsr

curtisjohnsonsr

Signup / Login to follow the poet.
I am a retired minister and the husband of Barbara for 42 years. We reside in Sacramento ,Ca. We have two sons and a daughter, and we are the proud grandparents of 6 children.
Poems you will love

Give your feedback / review for the poem

1 Comment on "Time To Shift"

Notify of
avatar
Sort by:   newest | oldest
Preeti
Member

Perfectly said! In tough times, what is required is sheer grit and courage! Wonderful!

wpDiscuz

The Time Is 10.23 Pm

The Time Is 10.23 Pm long poem

The time is 10.23 pm The time is 10.23 pm; I thought I would tell you the time. I realise you will want to have this time again, But there simply is not the time. I do not have an

Time Bomb

Time Bomb long poem

My fellow Americans, The hour is dark. Hence I stand before you With a heavy heart. Something is coming, Something man has never seen – An attack lacking precedent Within the pages of history. As you all well know, We

One Time Above A Little Shop

One Time Above A Little Shop short poem

One time above a little shop, An old greengrocer climbed on top, Despite himself he could not stop, The world had changed forever. The fruit of that old grocers loins, Became obsessed with notes and coins, She knew the club

Time

Time long poem

Where are you time? Infront of us Or behind us Walking with us. Or you make us walk. To him you brought it. They saw his body melt, Day by day bit by bit And then one day you had

End Of Time

End Of Time prose poem

I see a place with starless skies. I see a dark smooth world endlessly a float in the black, its star long since blinked out. Covered with small closely spaced geodesic domes. Geodesic domes all interconnected, all with conduits leading