Elena Gurovich

Elena Gurovich

Before me
lies a simple picture
A world uncratered by bombs
where flowering fields flow wide
under the softly clouded sky
& paired doves settle
in olive trees

set by a sea
on which a white sail
fills with a summer breeze
while the joyful family gathers
round God’s generous table
in the red house by
a brown wall


About Peter Notehelfer

I'm a retired people person who now finds the time to watch the little details of the world without worrying about being watched by anyone . . . I live on an Island north of Seattle with my wife named Ellen, a yellow dog named McGee, a yellow cat named Gatzby, and four fine chickens . . . I read fiction, bake bread, smoke salmon, and fish whenever the weather allows . . . Oh, and yes, I try to write a poem every day simply to avoid senility!
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4 Responses to Peace

  1. johncoyote says:

    Beautiful artwork and amazing description. It is good to know peace.


  2. from your mouth to God’s ear


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