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In My Perfect World

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In My Perfect World


In my perfect world let me ponder my thoughts
And tell you what should be, a world that's not fraught

To live side by side all colours and race
Before we implode and forever loose face

Protect all our children as they are our world's tomorrow
Appease their hurt and diminish their sorrows

Determine a sentence if your prepared to take life
Why should you live and leave others in strife

If the punishment declares that you live behind bars
Innocent animals are caged they never left any scars

Curtail the conglomerates who believe they are higher
Ceiling their profits and limit their acquire

Before they mine, deforest or drill
A down payment to be paid to compensate any spill

Health care to be made free for one and all
For those without Dollar why should they fall

To have to pay for a child knocked down by a car
It's a disgrace in our society that it's come this far

Schooling for all from kindergarten to graduation
Even University no pupil donation

If our country desires to prosper for it's future grow
Our working taxes should be suffice to allow it to flow

In all our cities, villages and towns
Keep our kids of the streets before they become clowns

For every population ratio, community centres to be built
By conglomerate profits that fester their guilt

Jobs to be created for many tasks to be met
Like coastal corrosion and border control to be set

There are many vast lands on our planet we call earth
So much space to be used, so deploy it for it's worth

Why can't we build pipelines bringing water to parched lands
Run by the government, creating jobs with these plans

Go down the green road using what nature creates
Wind farms and wave energy and become her soul mate

The above could all happen because we voted them in
If they don't do what they say, it's political sin

For my perfect world I have shared my thoughts
Please enjoy my words to your table I've brought

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  1. Date: 7/17/2010 4:53:00 AM
    very godly hopes and dreams may they all come true...Light & Love

  1. Date: 7/15/2010 6:27:00 PM
    A perfect poem for the Perfect World contest...James!!! Congratulations on a super win...well deserving dear friend!! Great job!! :)

  1. Date: 7/14/2010 7:04:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win with this great poem, James! Love, Carolyn

  1. Date: 7/14/2010 1:31:00 PM
    James, thank you for the congrats on my entry....sending the congrats right back at ya! This is a super version of 'My Perfect World,' and you pulled it off with fine rhymes. So many good lines here! Really dig the second stanza, with 'race' and losing faith. There were so many. Stopping the kids from becoming clowns, stood out for , meas well as all the ideas about creating new jobs towards a postive infrastructure. Excellent~Chris

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 8:30:00 PM
    Congratulations, James on your near ace, Smile. Agape, Moses

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 6:38:00 PM
    Congrats James on your big win in the Perfect World contest .. a splendid write and win for u to enjoy.. with luv..

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 5:01:00 PM
    Now! that is a perfectworld. Congraulatins on your well deservedwin, Laini

  1. Date: 7/13/2010 4:34:00 PM
    Congratulations James on placing in my "In My Perfect World Contest" July 13, 2010. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 7/3/2010 2:12:00 PM
    Wonderful points for a perfect world James and maybe one day it all may come to pass.. we will hope and pray it may.. enjoyed and I like the way u included the children in the beginning to be our tomorrows.. family first and always.. with luv from the "Sweetheart" in Hawaii...AlohA..

  1. Date: 7/3/2010 11:10:00 AM
    What a beautiful world you've described!