~ WORLD PEACE WITH A COOKIE? ~
The other day my daughter was crying and
screaming and driving me insane.
Diaper's dry. Tummy's full. What else could
I do to ease her pain?
Play with her, hold her, sing
or even take her
for a walk,
None of these methods worked. Oh, how I wish
she could talk!
I couldn't take her for a drive because the
wife had the car.
That's when I looked up and spied the old
"I haven't tried that. Would it work?" I
With nothing to lose, I reached up and took
the jar down from its shelf.
When I removed the lid, I looked and caught a
gleam in her eyes.
It wasn't from the crying but from the joy of
knowing what pleasure lay inside.
I handed her a cookie and she smiled back at
The look of peace and serenity was one I
wished the whole world could see.
I could finally hear the radio and the news'
It was of war and destruction, the same things
we've always heard.
Wouldn't it be nice if there was a simple way
to find world peace?
Simply hand everyone a cookie and watch all
the fighting and crying cease!
Thomas C. Menear
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