Look Ahead by Dave Rendle

Look ahead,beyond the chaos
our only hope is the children,.
make them see, make them care
show them a brighter vision,
where people no longer bludgeon each other
for a slice of bread or less.
Destroy apathy that does not give a toss
just keeps the status quo running at
…………………………huge human cost,
a case of hope deferred, energy lost
when we should be keeping spirits high
by fighting for a nobler cause.
Try not to become defeated or foiled
reach out for freedom, peace,equality
keep looking for another way of possibility
or be doomed forever as prisoners of time.
Teach the children to listen
offer them the gift of understanding,
if fear is the only way
frighten them into caring.
When this task is undertaken
beyond the walls of illusion,
we can all become one
society re-moulded, re-cast,
for future generations to come.

3 thoughts on “Look Ahead by Dave Rendle

  1. Wonderful poem, to read that we should teach our children these so normal courtesies is so missed nowadays, we concentrate on maths, science, history and so on that we forget to teach how to respect your neighbour. This poem is beautiful.V.C.

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