( to Reason )
He looked out, across a Sea of Faces, One by One, to find
Each holding a Passion, a Purpose, and a Promise,
and Each prepared to blame The Next, for
The Failures, of The One, before . . .
We want Understanding, They cried, but Their Cries, went unSpoken,
We want Forgiveness, They cried, but Their Cries, went unSeen,
We want Love, They cried, but Their Cries, went unHeard,
because All They had forgotten to remember, was that
Patience, Tolerance, Acceptance and Compassion
were NoWhere, to be found, among All that had
Ever remained, and Always, to be left behind . . .
from Book II, The Sword ( Second Sound ) The Fifth DoveTale – The Pillar of Truth