M A N C H E S T E R ~ Choose Love ~ An Acrostic



M ANCHESTER ~ A friendly and loving City 

A PLACE  where you feel safe and welcome

N OBODY  expected it to be a scene of such  

C HAOS & HORROR !  But after the bomb everybody 

H ELPED  each other ~ and ran towards the danger

E VERYBODY ~ Police ~ Medical Workers ~ Homeless

S TUDENTS ~ to give what help the could and BLOOD !

T OGETHER  they restored order ~ gave dignity to Dead 

E NABLED  the wounded to get to Hospital ~ We will always

R EMEMBER The LOVE of Manchester ~ Forgive & Forget the HATE 


Thanks for visiting ~ comments welcome ~ we're still crying

Please Pray for MANCHESTER ~ Love & Peace to All ~ BRIAN  


  • orchidee

    A fine write and tribute B.


      Thanks STEVEN ~ Knowing Manchester well ~ I am very very upset and felt I should pen another tribute ! Yours BRIAN

      • orchidee

        Thanks B. I'm miles from there, but it's stinging, painful, sorrowful. Well, we don't laugh if a wasp stings us. 'Blessed are they who mourn, for they shall be comforted'.

      • swingline

        No other word I can think of fits better than the word grief . Grieving , griefstricken . But as you say we must forgive as God forives us . But the grief remains .

        • BRIAN & ANGELA

          THANKS BROTHER ~ It is at times like this that Prayer is so important ! We had a TOWNWIDE one last night for MANCHESTER ~ The wounded & bereaved and for all our Leaders ~ AMEN

        • alanis98

          Beautiful what a beautiful poem for Manchester I have friends who live in Manchester so I understand what many are going through luckily my friends weren't near the bomb. I hope others who weren't as lucky as me stay strong.

          • BRIAN & ANGELA

            Thanks ALANIS ~ Your support for MANCHESTER is much appreciated t this sad time ~ Yours BRIAN

          • Michael Edwards

            Another fine write for the grieving city - so pleased to see the leaders of ALL religious beliefs (and none) coming out so strongly to declare their abhorrence.

            • BRIAN & ANGELA

              Thanks MICHAEL ~ sometimes EXTREMES drive us closer together ~ All I am saying is "Give Peace a Chance" BRIAN

            • Christina8

              A superb tribute! I love how you ended on "Forgive and forget hate". I'm so sorry for what you are going through. Prayers and spiritual hugs-Christina

              • BRIAN & ANGELA

                Thanks CHRIS ~ I just wanted to express how sickened most people in the UK felt ~ especially those with links to Manchester. Two poems are adequate and I have had some lovely comments ~ Thanks for yours. Thanks for your Prayers ~ Holy Hugs back to you ~ BRIAN

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              • ShannonXx

                Lovely tribute to Manchester, wonderful poem

                • BRIAN & ANGELA

                  THANKS SHANNON ~ Yes she is a beautiful CITY and I just felt (as I know her so well !) I should add another tribute. We are all a bit happier tonight because the Soccer Team ~ MANCHESTER UNITED ~ went to STOCKHOLM (Sweden) tonight and beat AJAX 2 : 0 to win the Europa Cup. They said they did it of the injured and bereaved and to restore Manchester's Pride ~ AMEN Yhanks for your comments ~ Yours BRIAN XX

                  • ShannonXx

                    Yes that did definitely lift everyone's spirits, and your welcome

                  • Goldfinch60

                    A good write for this sad event. The Mancunians are strong and their love and strength is being shown as they deal with the horror of this hideous attack.

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