Yearning for PEACE
POETRY FORMAT, 10 Apr 2023
When for Peace
What do we earn?
A life of harmony
An interaction of serenity
A commitment to Dignity
A contribution to compassion
A service to global unity
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, ABA Global Education (www.abaweb.org). He can be reached at email@example.com.
Tags: Peace, Peace Education, Poetry
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