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Hopeful thoughts gather in the park

by EnMasse on October 27, 2011   |  FacebooktwitterTumblr


a show of force, the crowd provokes
stones are thrown -
now the world explodes in smoke
and there is no going home
remember they are but our own
on both sides, no real divide
violent struggle aggravates
the worse traits -
it is greed, that grins and hides, to blame
nothing greed injects, brings true arrest
of the ills which steal our peaceful rest
money will not buy
what a soul needs to thrive
fortunes cannot make, nor elevate
humanity’s universal place
in the connective, eternal chain -
we share.

:lqp
10/27/11, Oakland Occupied

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