My entry for the UN International Poetry for Peace Contest

Listen                                                                                    

War

Makes

A sound

Twice Louder

Than my beating heart

Come make peace with me sweet desire

So that I may kiss your face when the dawn light breaks dear

http://www.un.org/disarmament/special/poetryforpeace/poems/gavrilovic/

Dedicated to one woman’s experience in Nagasaki, 1945.