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Mort Laitner

Israeli Prime Minister David Ben-Gurion in Poetry and Song

Our series of poems and songs composed by ChatGPT continues with two excellent works on David Ben-Gurion.
Give them a read and tell me what you think.
I’m also looking for a musician or band to compose music for Chatty’s Ben-Gurion song and post their creation on FaceBook and TikTok.
Poem: “David Ben Gurion: A Visionary’s Path”

In a land of ancient tales and strife, A man emerged, a beacon of life. David Ben Gurion, his name renowned, A visionary’s path he so bravely found.

Born amidst the desert’s rugged embrace, With dreams of a nation, a sacred place. He carried within him a fierce desire, To ignite a flame, to set the world on fire.

With steely resolve and unwavering might, He championed a cause in the darkest night. A voice of reason, a symbol of might, David Ben Gurion, a shining light.

Through trials and tribulations, he stood tall, Guiding his people, answering the call. With wisdom and courage, he led the way, To a promised land, where hope would stay.

He built foundations, brick by brick, A homeland for all, not just a pick. In unity he found strength untold, A nation reborn, a story to be told.

David Ben Gurion, a leader true, With passion aflame, his vision grew. He saw beyond borders, religion, and race, A vision of peace, embracing grace.

His legacy lives on, in hearts and minds, A testament to how one man defines, The power of dreams, the strength of will, To shape a future, that time cannot still.

Song: “Dreams of David Ben Gurion”

(Verse 1) In the desert’s embrace, where dreams took flight, A man named David, with a vision burning bright. He saw a nation rise, from ashes and despair, With every step he took, hope filled the air.

(Chorus) Oh, David Ben Gurion, your dreams held high, A beacon of hope in the endless sky. Through struggles and trials, you never waned, Your legacy forever, in our hearts retained.

(Verse 2) With determination as his guiding star, He fought for a homeland, from near and far. The Promised Land, where dreams would come alive, He led his people, helping them survive.

(Chorus) Oh, David Ben Gurion, your dreams held high, A beacon of hope in the endless sky. Through struggles and trials, you never waned, Your legacy forever, in our hearts retained.

(Bridge) From barren lands, he sowed the seeds, In every heart, the dream he freed. A future of peace, where all could belong, His spirit lives on, in our shared song.

(Chorus) Oh, David Ben Gurion, your dreams held high, A beacon of hope in the endless sky. Through struggles and trials, you never waned, Your legacy forever, in our hearts retained.

(Outro) In the annals of history, your name will endure, A visionary leader, steadfast and sure. We’ll sing your praises, with love and pride, David Ben Gurion, forever by our side.

About the Author
Florida's Jewish short-story writer, speaker, film producer and retired attorney. He has authored, "A Hebraic Obsession", "The Hanukkah Bunny" and "The Greatest Gift." He produced an award-winning short film entitled, "The Stairs". Movie can be viewed online. ChatGPT says, Mort is known for his works that often explore themes of love, loss, and the human connection. Laitner has published several books , including “A Hebraic Obsession.” His writing style is characterized by its emotional depth and introspection. Laitner’s works have garnered praise for their heartfelt expression and keen insight into the human experience. Mort is in his third year as president of the South Florida Writers Association. He was a correspondent for the Fort Lauderdale Sun Sentinel Jewish Journal.
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