We Fill the Craters

We fill the craters left by the bombs
And once again we sing
And once again we sow
Because life never surrenders.

– anonymous Vietnamese poem

Quoted in The Country Under my Skin: A memoir of love and war,  by Nicaraguan poet Gioconda Belli

Author: bhupinder singh

an occasional blogger

4 thoughts on “We Fill the Craters”

  1. Very inspiring lines indeed. Recently, I was blessed with the realisation that life is simply too precious to be squandered by human folly, and truth, goodness, beauty could never be effaced.

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