#RRBC #RWISA “RISE-UP” Blog Tour – Day 8

Today, I am reblogging some thought-provoking poetry from #RWISA author Yvette Calleiro. I hope you enjoy it as much as I did.

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Sights
by Yvette Calleiro

What if,
In our hustle and bustle,
In our go go go,
We made it a point
To slow down and meditate –
Tune in to the now,
The beauty of each moment?

If only we had slowed our lives down
To enjoy the present moment,
We’d have less people living with anxiety,
Fewer suicides and more survivors,
More productivity in our workplace
With fewer hours at the job.

What if we chose
To care about the foods we eat,
To focus on nutrients from our earth
Without pesticides or genetic modifications?

If only we had stayed away
From GMO-products and processed foods,
We’d have fewer loved ones suffering
From obesity and digestive issues
And autoimmune disorders.

What if we cared
About our fellow man and woman and child
Enough to help them find shelter
And food
And employment?

If only we had cared more about

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4 comments

  1. Jan Sikes · May 14

    Thank you for sharing Yvette’s post today, Rhani! Her poem really made me stop and think!

    Liked by 1 person

    • Rhani D'Chae · May 14

      Hi, Jan, thanks for stopping in. I don’t read a lot of poetry, but some of it, like this piece, really catches my attention!

      Like

  2. peggyhattendorfcom · May 13

    Yvette, thanks for sharing your insights and perspectives in regards to the world order and the present global crisis.
    Appreciate you hosting, Yvette today, Rhani. Thank you.

    Liked by 1 person

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