please pass the peas


Perhaps when the dog stops barking

Everyone can finally go back to sleep

And dream of sweet repose in quiet

Communities with no reason what-

Ever for watchdog to howl.  all.  night.


People want peace, of course, but seems

Everyone wants peace on their own terms

And at the expense of others’ peace.  I mean,

Can’t we all just love one another?  No, it’s

Every man/woman for himself/herself…myself


Politics haven’t succeeded in lasting peace

Even psychology disagrees over peace of mind

And most of us want a bigger piece of pie, yet

Christmas child, Prince of Peace, reconciles

Each one who believes, as a child, with God.

18 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. katiemiafrederick
    Dec 13, 2015 @ 00:47:37

    L ove is Real
    O theRe Feel
    V erses Free
    E qualS noW

    L aughter
    o H
    V ocal SonG
    E ndless Love

    L ove is Real
    o h tough
    V erses UncondiTioNal
    E verYone ToleRates Accepts wHen

    L O V E I S F R E E i NoWasGOD..:)

    I wOUld say i’M late but tHere is no
    lATe or tiMe iN tHe KinGdom of God
    also kNoWn
    as LUke
    a Force
    of God
    n 0 w..:)


  2. kanzensakura
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 15:00:11

    Peace…the peace that passes understanding…peace definitely isn’t arguing or harming, is it? Indeed the Prince of Peace who loves us all.


  3. Victoria C. Slotto
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 14:19:07

    What a wonderful acrostic, Lynn, and so full of truth. Great title–serious thoughts mixed with a light touch.


  4. Mary
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 07:48:26

    I enjoyed your acrostic approach. Ah, if anything politics causes more dissension than peace. Sigh.


  5. Sabio Lantz
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 07:46:29

    odd, that even after reconciled with a god, peace does not win


  6. Sanaa Rizvi (@rizvi_sanaa)
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 07:27:38

    Ah yes, sadly politics all around the world plays its part in disturbing our peace. If only we could put a stop to it. Beautifully penned 🙂

    Lots of love,


  7. Grace
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 07:21:08

    I like the different takes on peace ~ And how ironic that we want peace on our terms ~ The last one is my favorite with these lines:

    Christmas child, Prince of Peace, reconciles

    Each one who believes, as a child, with God.

    Thanks Lynn and wishing you happy week ~


  8. Björn Rudberg (brudberg)
    Dec 09, 2015 @ 01:57:42

    I love the thought…peace on everybody’s terms is impossible… and compromise has never settled well… compassion… and in the whose god? lot of thoughts for me Lynn


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