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Universal Thunder

Crying of fear.
There comes the wind.
Crying of anguish.
There come the tears,
And the desperation
For not being able to change the order.

Crying rain,
Crying tears.
Crying for the thunder,
Stronger in the mountains

Crying desperation.
So many dreams.
What a beautiful earth.
What an agony!

Ah...He hides among the trees.
He runs.
He falls.
Ah...he falls,
the hero of the poor,
the dreamer,
has succumbed.

The rain is descending over the tired earth.
The tears are arriving,
The tears of the poor.
Only they know.

Thunders of war.
And the man runs.
Only he knows.

He kisses God.
He kisses the poor.
He sings a song to the roses.

Ah... He smiles. That brautiful smile.
Ah... He sings. The beautiful song of mankind.
What Chorus of Children.

What a Lighted Candle
Looks after his dreams.

What woman hopes in the distance,
Trembling of fear?
There comes the wind.
Crying in anguish.

And the desperation
For not being able to change the order.
Crying rain.
Crying tears.
Crying thunder.
Crying mountains.

About this poem

Written to all fighters defending and giving their lives to the defense and liberation from oppression of the poor all over the planet. The eternal warrior.

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Written on July 04, 2019

Submitted by jrvega2008 on January 13, 2022

1:09 min read

Joann Rita Vega

Joann Rita Vega was born in Cuba. She is an educator and counselor as well as a life coach. She received her bachelor's degrees in sociology, psychology, and education at Florida International University, and her master's degree in applied psychology and school counseling at Nova Southeastern University. For many years she worked in the prison system as a rehabilitation counselor, giving herself wholeheartedly to the creation of better quality of life for those less fortunate. Shes was Vice President of the Association of Caribbean Studies and founder and president Women United for Equality and Peace. From the early years of her life, Ms. Vega has been a social justice and women's rights activist. Being presently retired from the Public Educational System, allows her to dedicate more time to writing. Ms. Vega extensively travels through the Caribbean area as well as other parts of the world, and these travels have inspired her to write three previous poetry books. Her work has also been published in literary magazines here and abroad. She frequently travels to India, where she spends many days of her life. more…

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    What a delightful poem, full of imaginary to appreciate ! Have you ever walked in the rain in the summertime ? My wife and I did on purpose, holding hands and our reaction was an experience that only two silly lovers would know ! To love is to experience the joys of life ! Live on . 
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