They tell me that the world

Is rich with terror.

I say the world is rich

With love unfound.

It’s inside us and all around.

Terror is there, no doubt:

Violence, hunger and drought;

Rivers that no longer

Flow to the sea.

It’s the shadow of humanity.

There is terror in the air.

And we have put it there.

We have made God into an enemy,

Have made God into a weapon,

A poverty, a blindness, an army.

But the world is rich with

Great love unfound:

Even in the terror

There is love, twisted round

And round. Set it free.

River, ...


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