For Syrian Refugees

A word sings

past a chime

of cascading leaves

flows

outside a slight breeze

cousin to the first breath

two syllables

a holy mantra

bathed in cries

shuttling life

across the bandwidth

of the universe

Shalom

Shalom

Shalom

 

About Lenore Weiss

Lenore's collections include "Tap Dancing on the Silverado Trail" (2011) from Finishing Line Press, “Sh’ma Yis’rael” (2007) from Pudding House Publications, and "Cutting Down the Last Tree on Easter Island" (West End Press, 2012). Her writing has won recognition from Poets&Writers (finalist in California Voices contest) and as a finalist for Pablo Neruda Prize, Nimrod International Journal. The Society for Technical Communication has recognized her work regarding Technical Literacy in the schools. All material is copyrighted on this site and cannot be used without the author's permission.
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