To be part of an exhibit at the Center for Prayer and Pilgrimage room in the National Cathedral in Washington D.C.
I dream that the ash no longer falls
on the grass, once green,
that the land, once filled
with children, may thrive again.
Elena Farah, age 17, Our Lady of the Elms School, Akron, OH
13 responses to “Our Lady of the Elms Student Poem Selected for National Exibition”
Beautifully poetic and deeply heart-felt.
Continue to use your gift of expression.
Strong and to the point. Congratulations! Retain the beauty of the poetic and (prophetic) expression of truth wherever your journey leads you.
So meaningful and simply said in so few words. May there be more to come, Elena !
Congratulations! This is a wonderful poem, full of meaning and clearly spoken. Thank You
Congratulations, Elena Farah and Sister Joanne!
Very timely and simply stated.
Martina Stegman, OP
Beautiful! Congratulations to Elena and Sr. Joanne.
Beautiful poem created by a person who loves God’s Green Earth. May you continuing writing poetry and sharing them others.
Blessing and peace,
How straight from the heart and captures the insanity of it all.
Oh, this gives me hope for the future! So beautiful.
Nice poem Elena. Way to go!
A powerful meaning with so few words. May others be open to your words of Wisdom.
Thank you, Elena.
Simple and profound. A wish worth repeating and holding.