may we all be heard
words are bells
let them ring!

Thom World Poet Austin, Texas, USA
Global Radical networker and activist for promoting the live Creative Arts,
at every possible opportunity, especially in his home-city, Austin, Texas, USA

Monday, March 19, 2012

uniqueness of every body

leaders die.get sanctuary elsewhere
what is a tribe to do?replace their natural leader with an inadequate new one?
form a committee of those with partial talent?or leave the position open?
They might try to bribe their leader back to rule.Presidents for a second term/dictators for life
or seek a new mode of self-governing-volunteer or military style
Options are always comparative-people love nostalgia
They compare the OLD regime with the NEW and find faults
They forget they cannot dig up the dead.Flowers bloom once
Kampuchea is not Cambodia.Mumbai not Bombay.Myanmar not Burma
The French Revolution chopped heads.The Russian Revolution killed their King.
Mao purged.Gaddafi waged Green Revolution.Assad murders his opposition.
Dictators have a way of making trains run on time
and simultaneously depriving people of rights,liberty and pursuits of happiness.
Yet folk vote for Hitlers.Repeatedly.Military coups prohibit free will and choice
North Korea .Sudan.Somalia's armed gangs.All dictate and demand.
Yet on this tiny rock,we are connected.Age takes us.When we go
who will even pretend to know what to do next?

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