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Life Arts    H4'ed 6/5/12

From the Land of No-Poetry

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Oh, and what is across the street

Has always been across the street.

Where ever you want to go

There is a sidewalk. . .

You have been here forever,

I have been here forever. . .I think. . .

Everything is recycled if it has a 1, 2, 5 or 6.

The glass and the plastic and the metal 

And the dead all go in the same bin.  

Everyone has a headache

That will respond to the latest pain-killer.

Everyone's tongue needs brushing.

People here either know each other or pretend to,

Or pretend not to.

They eat dead animals.

They control their thoughts,

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Dave Lindorff is a founding member of the collectively-owned, journalist-run online newspaper www.thiscantbehappening.net. He is a columnist for Counterpunch, is author of several recent books ("This Can't Be Happening! Resisting the (more...)
 

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