Temple

green grass, trees and a stream
may the day arrive
 
when every life
is a treasure
 
when every death
is a devastation
 
that is the day
that the burial
 
of any one child
in any one land
 
will bring forth
the great cry–
 
an anguish so
complete that
 
the following day
everyone who has
 
ever created
a weapon
 
will now build
an instrument
 
this is the day
the levites will play
 
the day each child
will be a celebration
 
the day the world
will be the temple
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