Natural disasters are events
that we all wish to avoid
because so much life and property
can be so utterly destroyed.
far more than its share
the world community has quickly responded
with love, help and prayer.
Let us hope that the Summer Games
may be played as they were planned
and that the spirit of the Olympic flames
will spread throughout the land
the world community at large
where the representatives of the people
are the who are in charge.
A poet can hope
and a poet can dream
into the global mainstream
and give freedom a chance
to be more than a minor
in the growth of
A new type of Air Liner was ordered by China
to increase it level of commerce
so that engineers can pursue their careers
and poets can write more pages of verse!
on the geopolitical stage
but first they must pay their workers
a higher living wage.