If a man whispers peace in a field for the dead will he be heard or will it be said that the voice of one man is a lie?
If a man calls out peace from a box in a park will he be heard or left lost in the dark with the murmur of madmen and lies?
If a man cries for peace and names Allah or Christ will he be heard or were they sacrificed under flag / under bomb / under fire?
If a man offers peace with peace in his heart will he be heard? Is that how it starts? Someone— Anyone— with peace in their heart!
Will they be heard? Is THIS where it starts? If it's so, then my friends, we must try. Again— If it is so, my friends, we must try.
' It could as easily be, and more likely, a woman. The poem means "man" in the dictionary definition of a human being of either ***; a person; an individual. If the language fails, the intent does not.