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If I Were A Voice is a poem written by Charles Mackay. I want to share it with you guys. It is very meaningful and it contains a strong message. In every stanza it portrays a certain virtue.
Actually, this is not a blog. I love to post it as a gift for my self since it is my B - DAY! I adopted this poem because it suits my wishes for this world we live in.
IF I WERE A VOICE
If I were a Voice - a persuasive Voice
That could travel the wide world through,
I would fly on the beams of the morning light
And speak to men with a gentle might.
And tell them to be true.
I'd fly I'd fly over land and sea
Wherever a human heart might be,
Telling a tale, or singing a song,
In praise of the Right - in blame of the Wrong.
If I were a Voice - a consoling Voice
I'd fly on the wings of the air;
The home of Sorrow and Guilt I'd seek,
And calm and truthful words I'd speak,
To save them from Despair.
I'd fly, I'd fly over the crowded town,
And drop, like the happy sunlight, down
Into the hearts of suffering men,
And teach them to rejoice again.
If I were a Voice - a controlling Voice
I'd travel with the wind;
And, wherever I saw the nations torn
By warfare, jealousy or scorn,
Or hatred of their kind.
I'd fly, I'd fly on the thunder crash,
And into their blinded bosoms flash;
And, all their evil thoughts subdued,
I'd teach them a Christian Brotherhood.
If I were voice - an immortal Voice
I'd speak in the people's ear;
And whenever they shouted "Liberty"
Without deserving to be free,
I'd make their error clear.
I'd fly, I'd fly on the wings of the day,
Rebuking wrong on my world - wide way,
And making all the Earth rejoice
If I were a Voice - an Immortal voice
If I were a Voice - a pervading Voice
I'd seek the Kings of Earth;
I'd find them alone on their beds at night,
And whisper words that should guide them right,
Lessons of priceless worth.
I'd fly more swift than the swiftest bird,
And tell them things they never heard -
Truths which the ages for aye repeat,
Unknown to the statements at their feet.
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