Black Poetry : Pondering Change

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  1. Heartbeat

    Heartbeat Well-Known Member MEMBER

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    Israeli soldiers kill Palestinian children
    Palestinian nationalists kill Israeli children
    Why is only one group thought of as Terrorist?
    This I ponder

    A group of 50 people threw coat hangers
    at those entering a planned parenthood center
    Then sign a petition supporting the death penalty
    This I also pondered

    Black children are bused to schools in white neighborhoods
    Unwanted and unable to participate in after-school activities
    Schools in black neighborhoods are severely under populated
    I pondered the call for one-sided integration

    I pondered the reason for public outcry
    at politicians and public policy gone amuck
    Why the call for change?
    When voter turnout struggles to reach 30 percent

    I ponder things that don’t add up
    Paradox after paradox
    Inconsistencies at every level of life
    The world is a storm
    Blowing out of control

    We must rest
    Stop and breathe the air we all must share
    An impossible task if we all are dead
    I ponder peace and the lack thereof
    If I am joined
    Perhaps a calm wind will blow
    Through the windows of our hearts

    BE
    (c) 2002
     
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    Your mind is astonishing. I love your conscious flows.
    Thank you for this call to join forces for peace.... and pro-activity.

    a
     
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    $$RICH$$ Lyon King Admin. STAFF

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    peace be within ...........i feel dis peice of truth
     
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    the never ending questions and no answers !

    makes you think
     
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    it take me to a dark space as i wonder and say hummm!!
    our world, the out cry , these children !
     
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