Desperate Times, Drastic Measures

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Desperate Times, Drastic Measures

We are about to be unheard,
Losing our own minds; Can you 
Not realize that we are now dying? 
Please, bring back our old lives.
We can't live in these conditions. 
The clocks are now running out. 
We've got to take a stand for what is right. 
Living in a world full of hate
Is not what we were looking for. 
Why can't we get along, our world 
Is begging us, please understand.
Our voices are thriving, 
A demand that is failing. 
Why can't we see all the pain
That, together, are fulfilling?
No longer marching the streets. 
We are now taking it to the trees. 
We're not going to take it anymore. 
The time is now to strike to save the earth. 
We don't care if we go to jail. 
The earth is more important. 
Why can't you get that in your heads? 
We've got to take a stand for what is right.

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If I feel physically as if the top of my head were taken off, I know that is poetry.

Emily Dickinson (1830-1886) American poet.

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