Prayers For Westminster

written by: Valentyna Holloway



The darkened lights of Westminster crying fragile glass tears
As the citizens of the world unite to wipe them away.
Sanguine blood flows into the Thames,
Darkness drenched in black
Leaving liberty to lie in saturated emotion.
As a sea of prayers formed from suffocating words.
They break through the negative echoes finding light.
Shaking flowers left in memorium for those that will never hear
‘Welcome home” from mortal voice again.
Empty arms where loved once were once embraced
Now filled with cold darkness of pulsing incomprehensible sorrow
Once again, people from all walks of life band together
In a chorus of harmony, support that should
Have been necessary.
Sweet hymns of solidarity begin to rise above the cacophony of
The Heavens paused and listened
When the world cried —
We Are Not Afraid!



Poetry in tribute to the tragedy in Westminster

Valentyna Holloway

Valentyna Holloway

Valentyna, wordsmith, poetess, bearer of scribed love. Valentyna, a self-described flâneuse and aesthete is the author of several poetry collections including Valentyne Dreams and The Ripped Notebook Series. Published both online and in print, Valentyna currently has three media projects in the works as well as devoting time to writing poetry. Valentyna is fluent in six languages and has written poetry in French and Spanish as well as in English. A trained classical pianist, cellist, and soprano vocalist, her interests include: music, photography, art, politics, and her beloved flower garden — and her most special role, Mother. Valentyna resides between Wales and London UK. but frequently travels considering herself a citizen of the world.
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