From a Distance


by Julie Gold

From a distance, the world looks blue and green
And the snow-capped mountains white.
From a distance, the ocean meets the stream,
And the eagle takes to flight.
From a distance, there is harmony,
And it echoes through the land.
It's the voice of hope; it's the voice of peace.
It's the voice of every man.

From a distance, we all have enough,
And no one is in need.
There are no guns, no bombs, no diseases,
No hungry mouths to feed.
From a distance, we are instruments
Marching in a common band;
Playing songs of hope, playing songs of peace,
They're the songs of every man.

God is watching us.
God is watching us.
God is watching us from a distance.

From a distance, you look like my friend
Even though we are at war.
From a distance, I just cannot comprehend
What all this fighting is for.
From a distance there is harmony
And it echoes through the land.
It's the hope of hopes; it's the love of loves.
It's the heart of every man.


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