Imagine a Valentine's Day that is about Love, Peace and Global Unity



Poetry & Peace, A Night of Poetry, Music & Art

A Page Of Poems

"Poetry is an act of peace. Peace goes into the making of a poet as flour goes into the making of bread." -- Pable Neruda

Cindy Rinne
Gloria Alvarez
Lois P. Jones
William O'Daly
Ron Baca
Susan Rogers
Kathabela Wilson
Peter Ludwin
Taoli-Ambika Talwar

MUSICIAN: Rick Wilson

We will be creating poem-wrapped flowers this evening as a call to peace

Saturday, February 6, 2010 from 7 to 9 pm


Peace is freedom from the
pain. Victory over the
deep hurts. Love that
will flow to others.
Able to be the real me
in my own country.

By Cindy Rinne

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The Valentine Peace Project: February 2010

One World Flowers (

Supporting sustainable business practices, human rights compliance, and fair compensation for flower workers in countries all over the world through Fair Trade flowers.

Where Peace Lives (
Creating a dynamic new vocabulary of images through children's art and peace cards - where the art of peace meets the world.

Peace in 5 Years (
Working together on a bold vision of world peace in five years - peace defined as safety from politically organized violence.

The Hub (
Hub Bay Area opens joining Hub Amsterdam, Hub Milan, Hub Berlin and Hubsters around the world showcasing 'world changing ideas'. A place for conversation, strategy and celebration of new initiatives for a radically better world.

TransFair (
Fair trade certifier - through Fair Trade Towns "committed to raising awareness in our fellow community members that every dollar we spend is a powerful decision, with ramifications that echo across continents, countries, and communities."

IKV Pax Christi ( (
The largest peace organization/movement in the Netherlands - supporting peace and reconciliation efforts in conflict areas in more than twenty countries over four continents. Locally- the Seeds of Change festival, VredesWeek (Peace Week) and other initiatives to serve and broadcast the message and work of peace.

'The ones we've been waiting for.'

Working to spread thoughts of peace worldwide the Valentine Peace Project aims to highlight global citizenship, promote peace discussion and education, and celebrate the many faces and meanings of peace and love in today's connecting world community.

Generate your own involvement or contact for information.; Federico Hewson, Project Director, The Valentine Peace Project, telephone: + 31 (0)6 16 777 520.