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No More Words
by Valerie K Wingate

Sunday, June 14, 2009
Rated "PG13" by the Author.
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Indifference and ignorance are the things many of us Americans hide behind because they require no responsibility. The sad truth is that the more we often understand, the less we often wish we did! I've never been an alarmist or lived in total doom and gloom, but I believe sitting back and doing nothing is not the answer... I was compelled to evoke others to join me in contemplating whatever demise we are on the brink of (nuclear or otherwise) that is mentioned on every news channel we flip to! I also pray we never experience that time when words are no longer formidable weapons. I anticipate and welcome any feedback on this topic- especially.

We reserve the right of freedom to fly                                                            Within the confines of invisible boundaries...

Under the false pretense of being free.

Never to soar to the height of truth's eclipse;

For the brave few that have dared... no longer speak,                                  But are spoken of in 30-second clips;

While we look on wearing our suits, and Ray Bans....          

Sipping latte.

It should be an evocation to bear arms                                                  

With  our pens at very least!                                                        

We've become so entangled by the web.                                                    

Blinded by our sites of choice.

We live in pseudoworlds on checks and ballances                                     For the interest of someone else's account.

Feeding on lie after lie

Deep-fried in saturated credit.

We only know the truths we pallate and possess.                           

Lacking the fittness of thought to find the final resolve:

Should it someday come from the fury of our fists...                                 And power of our bullets.

 All we have left  to  hang on to is what  faith  is worth in ideals

When words are only words.

 

 Copyright  June 14, 2009.

 

 


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Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/16/2009
I agree that we are faced with great challenges while much of our youth fail to learn the essentials of survival. On AD it is to say a kind word or nothing at all, while writers here stalk and insult one another in the name of their art... their belief.

Like the good citizens of Iran who will stand for no more lies from false leaders, we are obligated to write the truth as we see it.

Thank you for your poison pen. It is very tasteful.

Ron
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 6/15/2009
Very well written indeed sweet lady..enjoyed very much...stay safe and well..Hugss
Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle 6/15/2009
A well written poem,I enjoy reading it,take care

EDWIN
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