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How do I

I ponder.
I wonder.

How do I live for money, 
while millions are dying for it?

How do I appreciate life, 
while it's devoured every night for dinner?

How do I keep driving, 
while empty bellies are filled with pollution at every robot?

How do I make way for the mainstream, 
while society is already drowning in it?

How do I feel comfortable in my own skin, 
when so many have been persecuted for the colour of theirs?

How do I distract myself in churches and conference rooms, 
while the earth is crumbling under these structures?

How do I live, 
when "that's life"?

I ponder.
I wonder.

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  1. Date: 1/12/2013 4:49:00 PM

    Karma is the answer. We all experience the other side of the coin in another life, if not already! Its all part of our souls plan

    Goldstone Avatar Jessica Goldstone Date: 1/12/2013 4:51:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Gareth, I wish that more people were able to see, feel and think that. :)