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The Word Amazing

Think about the word amazing And being alive in the 21st century And the fact that we still fight in wars, And report news stories about racism And murder and robbery and suicide And police brutality and dirty politics And terrorists killing women and children because These events are a normal part of our everyday lives. Now think about the word amazing again And the fact that we haven’t figured out That we are all related as members of the same species, Regardless of our age or personal beliefs Or the color of our skin or our cultural backgrounds Because we were all born on the same planet In the same solar system in the same galaxy And all lived and died throughout the same brief history of time.

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Date: 4/26/2015 8:19:00 PM
Howard, I like the word Amazing... this is a very powerful poem. We don't see the truth around us. We are blind and corrupted. I like the ending concpet...LINDA
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Howard Dion
Date: 4/27/2015 5:38:00 AM
Thank you for reading and commenting on this poem. Much appreciated. And, I am happy you liked the poem.