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from 2003 - an Occupy! Poem

Started by lemme howdt. Last reply by Ben Roberts Jul 31, 2012. 1 Reply

Incongruous ArgumentSet up to loseEverybody out of their elementTension and pressure mountDisbelief of the horror inflictedBy economic collapseMelt down, trickle downPick a bale of cottonMelt down,…Continue

Why Occupy?

Started by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens. Last reply by Ben Roberts Jan 12, 2012. 4 Replies

We want People put before Profits; Communities before Corporations; Workers' Rights before Executives' Greed;Human Rights before "Security Concerns".We want Democracy, not Plutocracy;Honest…Continue

what will you share?

Started by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens. Last reply by Gildas ApCaw Sapiens Jan 9, 2012. 2 Replies

the rising sun is shining brightinfusing day with warmth and this the sun that shines as wellon countless lives of constant hell?where starving people export foodtheir governments can not…Continue

Ghost Flowers

Started by Gary Horvitz Nov 27, 2011. 0 Replies

Ghost FlowersCarolyn ElliottOCCUPY PITTSBURGI am dreaming of new death and old life.One night I'm carrying the corpse of a full-grown man inside my womb.Another, I'm weeping beside the shallow grave…Continue

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Comment by lemme howdt on December 15, 2011 at 9:16pm


In your own ability, believe

Of your faith in friendship, believe

In compassion with nature, believe

Of future enlightenment, believe


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