These words aren’t mine

I’m only borrowing them

They’re floating free, and

Now it’s your turn


Coalesced with love

They can touch  souls

Igniting passions and

Swaying hard hearts


Merged with Faith

Illuminate dark spaces

Where fear stands

Safe in the shadow


Hand in hand with hope

Raise eyes to see

Above the walls

Enclosing battered spirits


Integrated with compassion

Bring kindness to where

Indifference lives

Warming the coldness within


Side by side with curiosity

Uncover and unfold

The secrets held

In us, and our world


With conscience work

To speak against

The blighted appetites

Of greed and power


That mix our words

With hate and fear

Taking us deeper into

The delusional mire


Take the words that

Are ours to use

Find new ones

Befriend them all


Search your heart

And mix them well

Then offer them back

For other’s to tell.


Written by Francis de Aguilar©2014



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