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Time of Unrest

A time of unrest like never before seen While basic structures of society crumble, Families lacking in simple cohesiveness Schools accused of burnishing history Churches falling into dismal hypocrisy Rabble-rousers lurch toward anarchy, Simple folks questioning whom to trust Muckrakers telling us what to believe, Respect for our leaders at its lowest ebb Hearing the voices of conspiracies spread, While a pandemic continues unabated We, the masses saturated with ignorance. written September 10, 2021

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Date: 9/12/2021 12:49:00 PM
This would have been more than enough "Rabble-rousers lurch toward anarchy, Simple folks questioning whom to trust Muckrakers telling us what to believe,"
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/12/2021 5:39:00 PM
I think I must have been on a rant when I wrote this, Caren. I've heard enough about bad everything is for a lifetime, and I think I must have absorbed some of it! LOL
Date: 9/11/2021 5:16:00 AM
It's truly frightening Milton! I am so apprehensive of where we are headed, it's a cliche for sure but we need more love for one another, one human family!!! Great poem!
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/11/2021 8:47:00 AM
Absolutely, Mike. As has been said many times before, "We are all in this together!" I appreciate your thoughtful comment, Mike, and hope you have an awesome weekend. Thanks for the compliment!
Date: 9/11/2021 1:39:00 AM
We seem to think on nothing except this pandemic and I fear a recurrence soon as the cld seasons begin.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/11/2021 8:52:00 AM
Yes, Victor, it is quite possible. The pandemic has had too great a hand in shaping our ways of thinking, I think. Perhaps we need to reset the clock! Thanks for your thoughts.
Date: 9/10/2021 8:35:00 PM
Great write.. I agree with you, Milt. It is very difficult to think of much else. very concerning for the whole world.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/11/2021 8:52:00 AM
Thanks for your response to my poem, Shirley. I always enjoy what you have to say. It is important to me.
Date: 9/10/2021 7:13:00 PM
Human society is on the edge of collapse and ready to take one more step, powerful writing.
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L MILTON HANKINS
Date: 9/11/2021 8:53:00 AM
Well, Lasaad, I remain hopeful and optimistic. I find that the best way to face any future. Your comments are always so appreciated. Thank you.