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Michel M.J. Shore

Our Fragile World Awaits Better Times

And, our fragile world awaits better times,

When dissension, division, delusion,

Disappear, and, history writes new lines,

Far from separation and seclusion.

 

All humanity will again then thrive;

And no existential threats will arise.

When the madness of evil is deprived

Of ruthless indoctrination, memorized.

 

When academic freedom brings to light,

Student dialogue, again, in plain sight;

And, time-honoured values of search for

truth.

Set aside the hysterical mob’s chants,

uncouth.

 

Civilization will be kept secure,

Only, if, honesty confronts funds which lure.

About the Author
Michel M.J. Shore is a retired judge of the Federal Court of Canada and recently made a home in Israel. He is the writer of several published books and poetry collections.