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Grade 11
Poetry
Writing

Harmony’s Canvas: A Vision of Love’s Eternal Light

by Elsy M.E., Grade 11, 826 Valencia

Elsy Matias Espinoza (she/her) is a sixteen-year-old student who attends Lowell High School in San Francisco. She is a published author at 826 Valencia who likes to learn new languages and enjoys listening to music. You’ll often catch her writing poetry but more often, laughing with friends. This poem is based on a reflection of Elsy’s vision for a harmonious world, where love transcends barriers and music unites hearts. It embodies her belief in unity, peace, and the power of diverse cultures merging in a beautiful tapestry. Through her words, Elsy aims to inspire and uplift, contributing to positive change in the world, one poem at a time.

 

In a world reborn, where love’s melody flows,

A tapestry of dreams, where every color glows.

Imagine, if you will, this vision so grand,

A realm of harmony, hand in hand.

 

Music, the heartbeat of every soul’s core,

A universal language, opening every door.

Love in the air, a symphony of unity,

Binding hearts in a dance of community.

 

Screens and media, relics of the past,

Replaced by connections, real and vast.

Faces meet with smiles, in life’s vibrant play,

In the waltz of moments, day by day.

 

Here, every spirit is a unique, radiant song.

In a world where all are valued, none are wrong.

Diverse hues blend, in a glorious light,

Creating a masterpiece, dazzlingly bright.

 

Palestine’s sorrows turn to hope’s embrace,

In lands where peace and justice interlace.

Gone are the shadows of fear and the night,

Replaced by a dawn of unyielding light.

 

Families thrive, in safety’s gentle arms,

Free from the world’s alarms and harms.

Borders no longer divide, but lovingly unite,

In a world where every heart’s journey takes flight.

 

Education, a path of joy, not a heavy toll,

A gift of knowledge, enriching every soul.

Violence and hatred, whispers of yesteryear,

 

In our realm, only tales of love and cheer.

 

Human rights, the foundation of our existence,

In a world where hunger maintains no resistance.

Racism fades into the annals of history,

In a land where diversity is the ultimate mystery.

 

In this vision, so resplendent and pure,

A world of compassion, love, and allure.

A symphony of life, where fear finds no trace,

A future where every soul finds its rightful place.

 

If the world was this canvas of dreams so bright,

A masterpiece painted with love’s eternal light.

Let this be our anthem, our unified plea,

 

To create a world where every heart is truly free.

—E.M.E

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