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Poem - "I am"

I break my bread with noble creatures
I can tell them from the rest
I'll stop a bullet for my comrades
Take it right into the chest
I'll take a flower to a lady
Though I do not know her name
I take passion as my ally
All the heady smoke and flame
I'm one tiny speck of life...
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Rosa, Nukes, and He-man

We are having a nuclear war right now!

As a young boy, coming to age during the reign of Reagan and Gorbachov, I can clearly remember having terrible nightmares about the awe inspiring mushroom cloud. Growing up in that time one remembers the PBS specials about nuclear weapons and nuclear war. There were songs and books a plenty written on the...
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hera:
the state of the world confuses me.. sometimes I think we have all become apathetic blobs with our heads stuck in the clouds... and steeped in popular culture. And you know what makes me really mad? Knowing that I'm no better as I sit here on my ass saying "but what can we do that will make any difference anyway?"
mtvinla00:
"but what can we do that will make any difference anyway?" Hera, in my opinion you are allready doing it. We feel how we feel about the world around us and talk about it. Try and make sense of it. Just having an emotion about what is happening is enough to change peoples minds and hopefully that ends up being a solution. When people find a place where they can take a stand and get up and make it that can be really amazing but again in my opinion the biggest changes we can make are in our own minds. Thanks for commenting.