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Where you are or there?

Fire razed house War torn country Famine plagued town Flood ridden city Would you rather be there? Or where you are? It could have been worse It could be better Be grateful in all situations Some languish in jail Some in coma on hospital bed Many lie stately in the morgue Would you rather be numbered in their lots? Or you’d prefer your position? Some do not have to eat Some have but can’t eat Some do not have to drink Some have can’t drink Some do not have to wear Some have, can’t wear Would you rather be among them? Or you’d accept your situation? Some are waiting for sentence of death Some are waiting for the lethal injection Some are gasping in the gas chambers Many are in a crashing plane Some in a drowning boat Many in colliding cars Some are in burning train Where would you rather be? In there or where you are? Some no longer know what time is it Lost in time, they have lost time Some no longer know What day is it Living dead, walking dead Some can’t in the present They’re condemned to prison of the past Flying in the hollowness of the future “It’s nine a.m. on Friday and you know it” Which would you prefer? Their states or yours?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2006

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