ILLUMINATION
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ILLUMINATION

POETRY

Ukraine

Will We Ever Learn

Photo by José Pablo Domínguez on Unsplash

Sadness surrounds us
Intense and pervasive
It is in the very air we breathe
Choking us until we are on the edge of despair

This could have been a new Age Of Enlightenment
One with great expectations finally fulfilled
Peace still beyond our grasp
But closer
Internet making…

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John O'Neill

John O'Neill

Retired human services executive, living in Massachusetts near Boston, trying to be a better human being each day than the day before.