The Flight

Which is based on a poem by George Szirtesr:

The child on the dirtpath
finds the highway blocked
The dogs at the entrance
snarl that doors are locked
The great god of kindness
has his kindness mocked

May those who travel light

Find shelter on the flight

May Bethlehem

Give rest to them.

The sea is a graveyard
the beach is dry bones
the child at the station
is pelted with stones
the cop stands impassive
the ambulance drones

We sleep then awaken
we rest on the way
our sleep might be troubled
but hope is our day
we move on for ever
like children astray

We move on for ever
our feet leave no mark
you won’t hear our voices
once we’re in the dark
but here is our fire
this child is our spark.


One thought on “The Flight

  1. whole
    Very touching!
    True Life now days.
    Prayers and actions shell be on them,
    all the hungry & homeless people of this world.
    MERCI, MERCI, may come to touch the hearts that Can contribute ,
    one way or other, to Help make a difference in their lives.
    May Dear God have Merci on Us and the Whole World, AMEM.

    contribute, one way or another, to Help making a difference.
    May Dear God ha Merci on us and the

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