POETRY FORMAT, 31 Oct 2022
Prof. Francisco Gomes de Matos – TRANSCEND Media Service
For Global Peace let’s all pray
May harmony sustainably stay
May dignity elevate our character today
To one another let’s always say
Committing to nonviolence and
Nonkilling will always pay.
Francisco Gomes de Matos, Ph.D. is an applied peace linguist from Recife, Brazil. He has degrees in Languages, Law, and Linguistics. He is Professor Emeritus at the Universidade Federal de Pernambuco where he is active in the Dom Hélder Camara Human Rights Commission. He is one of the pioneers in Linguistic Rights (author of 1984 Plea for a Universal Declaration of Linguistic Rights) and in the emerging area of Peace Linguistics. Currently he is President of the Board, Associação Brasil América (www.abaweb.org). He can be reached at firstname.lastname@example.org.
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