IS WELL HAPPY… ONE OF MY POEMS “MAKE A CHANGE” HAS BEEN SHORT LISTED INTO THE TOP 30 ENTRIES FOR THE
“WORLD HEALING POETRY COMPETITION 2012”
BASED IN THE USA
MAKE A CHANGE
It’s time we made a change, and that change had better start off with me;
The skies are getting warmer, the ice caps are melting, causing rising in the sea.
Endangered animals we take for granted, will pretty soon disappear forever from the wild;
I just hope we can look at ourselves when we hear our children, tell that to their future grandchild.
Technology has built computers, robots and even put men on the moon;
But we still have starvation in the world, and a cure for Cancer doesn’t seem to be appearing anytime soon.
Global warming heats our planet, but we don’t have a spare one sitting in reserve;
We cut down rain forests without ever stopping to think, of all of the animals that we may disturb.
People fight in wars, when surely they should just be grateful to be alive;
Governments around the world filling their pockets, with that pathetic excuse, they have tried.
Fossil fuels are running out, disappeared completely by the year 2080;
Earthquakes still leave thousands homeless, in the Caribbean side of Haiti.
They say Nasa is looking for another planet in the galaxy, for us to destroy;
But we aren’t playing marbles, this is our children’s lives, not just some replaceable toy.
Terrorism haunts our daily lives, just look at the London bombings, and ask the U.S.A;
Al Qaeda threatens a world, as did the I.R.A
The cold streets of our cities are littered with the homeless, who have no place left to go;
Perhaps a little love, is all that we need to show.
Forest fires burn America, as violent tornadoes teach houses how to fly;
I imagine God isn’t too happy, if he is watching over us from the sky.
Our world is breaking beneath our feet, simply because we do not show enough care;
It’s our children’s children I feel sorry for, a broken planet we leave you, and that just seems to be so unfair.
Dolphins caught in nets, Sharks and Whales hunted to extinction from our sea;
Life isn’t a cage, life means to live free.
Are we facing the end, or will God set up some sort of exchange;
Actions speak louder than words, it’s time now to make a change.
BARRY MOWLES ©2011
Just saw the results and Our own Barry Mowles (PoetryBy BarryMowles)has made it to the top 30!!! CONGRATS BARRY! You rock!
World Peace World Healing Judging Finals : Top 30 Poems
Poem # Title Poet Name
3 The Voices of Women P.S. Perkins
5 If Only I Had The Powe Julie-Anne Avenell
11 My Neighbor Jaki Healy
26 Nation of Humanity Marlon Ewing
28 Of Love, Healing and Peace Regina Ann
30 Throw Love at Hate Ryan J. Cunningham
34 Peace Annie Broderick
37 Conquering Melloy Douglas Melloy
42 We Jacquelyn Rath
44 Tipping Point Elise Fee
50 Sunrise 2 Sunset Brother Hypnotic
51 Let it begin with me Nicole S. Brown
52 Diverse Differences Annmarie H. Pearson
53 The Law of Everything and the Power of Influence Simone Segal
57 Remove the Barriers Christena Antonia Valaire Williams
58 I Had a Dream Alan W. Jankowski
60 Oh, the place your Ego will go Scott Grace
61 Our World Today Fawn Caldwell
62 Make a Change Barry Mowles
65 Dream of Peace LauraSue Guiterrez
95 World Peace Alfreda Ghee
99 If Only i could … i would Deborah Wilson Smart
103 Oh Mother Oh Earth Mauro Werneck Monteiro
105 Juggler’s Delight Charles SeaBe Banks
107 Child’s Play Carlo Jonkers
111 Believe Planted Daisies
117 Witnessing Futaba, Fukushima, Japan Sylvia Ramos Cruz
127 Come Let Us Reason Loretta Hardrick
128 World Peace Jamie Bond
131 World Healing, World Peace Mary Loughran