Katherine Ann Bandiera

Where Are God's Children?

We pray to Jah, Allah,
Buddha and Mohammed;
From Jerusalem
To Capitol and Parliament Hill;
Still the distance between defies us.
Light years from here to eternity,
Peace eludes, hatred prevails.
October thirty-one, Two Thousand and One--
Hallowe'en, Hallow'ed be Thy Name,
Amen, Ahmed.

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