Close your eyes

And times flies.

The battles won

Are now undone.


Do not speak

And become weak.

The rights gain

Are lost again.


Do not rise

And live lies.

You grow strong

Up against wrong.


Do not cease

Longing for peace.

Open your heart,

Let love start.

            John Northcutt Young


About John Northcutt Young

I write. Remember making-up stories from spelling words in the fifth grade. A journalism degree followed. Thanks for looking.
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