Hope Is the Only Road to Peace

Music: Goldberg Variations: Variation 9.
By Johann Sebastian Bach.
Performed by Kimiko Ishizaka at the Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons Public Domain Dedication license.

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Hope is the only road to peace,
A steep and winding way
That climbs up to a sunlit field
Where dawn can last all day.

And in that day-long dawn two sides
Can put aside their fear
And learn to talk and deal and trust
And dream - but only here.

Copyright by Nicholas Gordon

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