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The failure of academic feminists to recognize difference as a crucial strength is a failure to reach beyond the first patriarchal lesson. In our world, divide and conquer must become define and empower.

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A Mans Soul

Divide, anguish, conquer, love.

a mans soul is as complex as
the world around us, the need
for peace and love exist, and are
virtuous, a mans dark side displays,
anger, hatred, and war, our lust
for blood is as equal to our lust for
peace, to quench our thirst, blood
shed exist, we look for a balanced
world of hate and love, no one
way, a mans righteousness is only
as big as the sins he commits. a
man can be as pure as rose, or as
twisted as the night sky.

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Every Color!

'prepare for war with Iran,
with the Islamic Republic'...
God! what irresponsible,
ignorant asses!

when are we going to understand
that you cant go around killing
everyone you dont understand?

no God picked us out to save the world
from color, and other religious views!
democracy does not divide and conquer!
we are not the 'chosen people'!

every human being is responsible
to and for every other human being!
we're not here to kill each other,
but to learn how to live with each other.
dammit, we need each other!

diversity is like the rainbow,
one color doesnt run the show!
but every color is needed!

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Racism Today

The racist cloaks his loathing thoughts
behind deceiving eyes
Those men who once wore hoods and robes
Today wear shirts and ties

Their methods changed but yet and still,
Their mission is the same
Today they lynch with politics,
the racist's favorite game

Divide and conquer is their plan
to keep minorities
From seeing that the forest lies
just shortly past the trees

Racism lurks within the press,
courthouses, banks and schools
Black folks convinced that all is well
have certainly been fooled

A racist underground exists,
a chilling fact indeed
They seek to kill, steal and destroy,
We can't let them succeed

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Pillars of Truth-2

divide and conquer.
they've worked this old adage well.
white against black, both against hispanic,
jew against christian, christian against muslim,
straight against gay, republican against democrat...
they play it to the hilt...

destroy the unions, limit free speech,
ban books that make you think...
ignorance is bliss!

just dont let the common people unite,
dont let them think, or question...
keep them busy struggling to survive...
hope is dangerous!

middle east problems, raise the gas prices...
wait a little while, food prices follow.
give 'em fox news, keep 'em hooked on xanax,
give them tiger, charlie sheen, and lindsay lohan.

divide and conquer!

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My Prayer Sestina

Some serve the Lord
Some serve the Devil
Those who embrace God, embrace Love
Those who embrace Lucifer, embrace Hate
Satan wants to conquer and Divide
God wants to bring us all Together

Bring us Together
Dear Lord
Stop the Divide
And smite the Devil
With his unholy Hate
Teach us to better Love

We will Love
To be Together
And end Hate
Dear Lord
Banish the Devil
And end the Divide

"Conquer and Divide"
Not Love
Demands the Devil
Bring us Together
My Lord
And end all Hate

Lucifer loves Hate
And wants to Divide
Us Oh, Lord
Through your Love
Bring us Together
To defeat the Devil

Only the Devil
Can bring Hate
Of us Together
To Divide
Us from your Love
Dear Lord

The Devil tries to Divide
Turn his Hate to Your Love
And bring us Together as one, Dear Lord

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Conflict Syria A Cut Of Pie

now Obama has been elected
waiting for possible planned
NATO invasion interaction

in conflict Syria
deals have been cut
die is pact cast?

sadly with negotiated
Russian deal back off
it looks like NATO is

about to play ball again
a few days or weeks weeks
after Obama reelection?

before estate invasion
green light is given?
just a matter of covert

or tracked
heavily by media?
interested

to see if Kurds
get a slice of Syria
pie or repeat cut

from invasion equation
again like post war Iraq?
Syrian Kurds receiving

military training
from their Iraqi brothers
but beware divide

and conquer is a proven
formula for interventions?
for preparation invasions

Syria's chemical weapons
stockpiles an ominous serious
issue who gets control play?


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We Are Not Of This Earth

We are not of this Earth.
Just to leech and feed our greed.
We are here to serve...
As observers.
For a purpose to gather information.
And to resist temptation.

No one is 'exclusive'.
We are all inclusive.
Although some become seduced.
By the 'illusion' to use and abuse.

But this Earth we take for granted...
Should not be slighted.
To enhance blight!
Or incite racial fights to divide.
To conquer over others.
And to reduce them to limitations...
To control at their disadvantage!

We are not of this Earth.
Just to leech and feed our greed.
We are here to serve...
As observers.
For a purpose to gather information.
And to resist temptation.
That ultimately increases,
Suffering and the affects...
Of complete and total devastation.
That a chaos breeds,
And leads to a demise...
Coming to us next!

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Nature/Diversity Without Dividing

Do you see how lovely and diverse nature is? Nature, as the great beauty she is in this photo, of a beautiful Bougainvillea flowered, potted plant and the love affair between the blooms and the delightful dance of the butterfly, seem to live in perfect harmony and love for one another.
They are different in species, yes, but harmonize in nature to provide a loving, ever-lasting love affair to propagate nature’s continued beauty. They are inherently diverse in nature yet strive to work together to benefit all who enjoy.

This is a beautiful statement actually to “embrace a benevolent spirit and heart for diversity yet without the complexities of trying to divide and conquer as humankind sometimes tends to do.” Why must we do that?

Can we not all live in harmony, love and peace? Imagine this, “diversity without dividing.” What a beautiful concept. Allow us to live in a diverse setting without contesting every move someone makes. Let us live as one.

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The Twist To This Conflict

The same demons losing their bite and influence,
To divide and conquer over those they lied upon...
Are the same ones now in a rigorous fight,
Attempting to convince...
They had nothing to do with the ostracizing,
And defaming of others...
By their deceptions.

You know...
Those now heard loudly whining,
About their fatal circumstances.

However...
They and their deceptions are openly exposed.
Showing those demons for who they are.
And those they chose to victimize,
Can no longer be blamed for creating such division.
And those demons who had once demeaned,
Have created their own demise as seen.

And those chosen to be victimized by lies told,
Are being solicited as gingerly as possible...
To assist with the helping of others,
From their deeply burrowed holes.
But the twist to this conflict,
Between wisdom and blind foolishness.
Those who had once been ostracized...
Prefer their isolation with a living of wholesome lives.

'They have never shown an interest in us! '

~Oh?
Then 'who' decided they should be ostracized?
And 'why'?
It couldn't be that they hindered our achievements! ~

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We Are The People

If youre feeling shut down
May my thoughts be with you
If youre a black man bein beat down
And shoved all around
May my thoughts be with you
If your worlds gettin a little too tough
You know, our thoughts bein with you
Hey, I know, that its crazy out there
And my thoughts are with you
Chorus:
We are the people
And we live forever
We are the people
And our future is written in the wind
On the wind
If you are one of the homeless
May my thoughts be with you
If you are scared and alone
You know, our thoughts are with you
If you are one of the fortunate ones
We all know, its lonely up there
We understand, that nobodys got it
Made
So our thoughts are with you
Chorus:
We are the people
And we live forever
We are the people
And our future is written in the wind
On the wind
You see yourself as a leader
May my thoughts be with you.
If you try to divide and conquer
Well rise up against you
We know, only the strong will survive
But the meek will inherit
So if you got a coat of arms
Oh friend
I suggest, we wear it
Chorus:
We are the people
And we live forever
We are the people
And our future is written in the wind
On the wind

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Colorblind

We can not erase mistakes that glare.
Or fake a nonexistence.
They are there.
Precisely to divide and conquer with fear.
An awareness of this...
Has been made obviously clear.

A turmoil done...
With everyone turning their backs,
With lack of interest.
Now receives full attention.
As dreams of those are being foreclosed.
While a chosen division,
Once kept those fed with an intention...
To induce a fed silence.
Not to mention a treason...
Going on unattended.

But then no one thought of them,
As becoming a menace to their own kind!
Now everyone finds...
They have been forced to be colorblind!
An act before,
That had not been quite like this abhorred.
What rehearsal is this...
That everyone has missed!

Especially...
When those of misdeeds have been planting,
Deceit with familiar ease!
To pleasure themselves...
In secret dippings of commodities.

But, of course! !
With reason to pocket...
From resources stocked!
That a selected few would barter,
At their advantage from the start.
And market without a stop...
At the expense of those dense and self absorbed,
Within their own defended limitations.
Ignoring who imported,
Or exported from their own shores!
Sold to the highest bidder.

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In Future Times

In future times there will not be war like people aggressive people will be of the past
the glorification of war which has gone on for centuries is something that is not destined to last
The peaceful people they will be the rulers and there will be a time of World harmony
Of the dark energy of those who divide and conquer some future generation will live free,
This war of us and they won't last forever for everything does have it's use by date
There will come a time in the not distant future when war men we will not celebrate
When only those for peace will be elected into the important possessions of power
And the rose of peace all but dead and forgotten will bloom again as the World's most lovely flower,
'The enemy' that is a well worn cliche that war men to the opposites apply
They sully the nice word of patriotism when their humanity of those who oppose them they deny
Time is running out for the war loving people they had their innings 'twould be fair to say
They had their chance to make the World a safer place to live in a chance that they seemed glad to throw away
But in future times there will not be war like people for those for peace will have the final say
As they are the people destined to be rulers and the rose of peace will bloom again one day.

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I Am No Politician

I am no politician.
I am direct.
Every blemish and flaw I have,
I accept without regret.
I am not trying to win your approval
To represent your requests.
Nor will I disappoint you...
With deceit to later confess.

I am no politician.
Seeking a way to line my pockets.
I find that disgusting!
And I observe those who can not stop it!
Your quality of life...
With standards you behold.
Isn't my fault at all!
That your best interests,
They have sold!

You selected them to dismiss me.
To keep me and mine in check!
You elected them to suppress my dignity.
To keep my indentity distressed.
You chose them to divide and conquer.
By rules and laws
They clearly defied...
You now regret!
Why me...
You despise?

I am no politician!
My priorities are my happiness.
Not to masquerade with pretentions...
For purposes to make promises,
With intentions to forget.

I am no politician...
To trap you like prey.
And dangle you to capture...
As I make arrangements with others,
To take away the safety from your nests.
To portray in false charades.

I am no politician.
So voice your anger,
To those you believed...
Would come to your aid.
While on your knees you plead.

I am no politician!
I sleep at night.
In peace and at rest!

I am no politician...
Nor a hypocrite you will find,
Who will say something other
Than what is on my mind!

You can bet,
With respect...
I am direct.

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Ordinary Days

Just a day, just an ordinary day
Just trying to get by
Just a boy, just an ordinary boy
But he was looking to the sky
And as he asked if I would come along
I started to realize
That every day he finds just what he's looking for
And like a shooting star he shines
And he said
Take my hand
Live while you can
If we walk now we will
Divide and conquer this land
As he spoke, he spoke ordinary words
Though they did not feel no
For I felt what I had not felt before
And you'd swear those words could heal
And as I looked up into those eyes
His vision borrows mine
And I know he's no stranger for I feel
I've held him for all of time
And he said
Take my hand
Live while you can, no
And if we walk now we will
Divide and conquer this land
Divide and conquer this land
Divide and conquer this land
Please come with me
See what I see
Touch the stars for time will not flee
Time will not flee
And you must be
Just a dream, just an ordinary dream
As I wake in bed
And the boy, that ordinary boy
was it all in my head?
Didn't he ask if I would come along?
It all seemed so real
But as I looked to the door I saw that boy
Standing there with a deal
And he said
Take my hand
Live while you can, no
And if we walk now we will
Divide and conquer this land
Divide and conquer this land
Divide and conquer this land
Just a day, just an ordinary day
Just trying to get by
Just a boy, just an ordinary boy
But he was looking to the sky

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Eating A Bullet

Speaking to ghosts
Sitting next to the soldiers of the past.
Where did we go so wrong?
Why is it taking so long?
A new discovery.
A new dream.
Building something not as dull as it seems.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

Speaking to the ones I love most.
Telling them I did the best I could.
Knowing that it no longer even matters.
I'm of the wrong time and age.
A hippie at heart.
Loving the world as its being torn apart
Divide and conquer.
That is what I see today.
Playing all their silly games.
I will not par take.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

I want to take in all your pain.
I want to take in all your hate.
I want to take in all your anger.
Just let me eat all this suffering in one gulp.
Swallow it all down.
Hold it deep inside.
And just maybe I can make it to the other side.
A place where I can rest my head
Without worrying about all of you.
And what you must be going through.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

The after life must be nice.
But at what price.
Will my helping hand ever suffice.
Everybody wants something and nobody is willing to give up anything.
So take it from me.
Give me the lashings.
Make me wear the crown of thorns.
Inflict every evil known to man.
Just leave them alone.
Let me be the victim of your ignorance.
Hate me because I want you to.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

I will never stand for it.
I will jump in the middle every time.
Not to pick sides.
But to lye defenseless for someone else.
Me before the child.
Me before the mother.
Me before the father.
A savior of none, but a victim from it all.
My daily life will not be measured by thing I did for myself.
But instead what I did for you.
Not because you asked.
I don't care if its what you wanted.
A forced sacrifice.
Solid as a block of ice.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

I'm sorry just run.
I take the brunt of it.
Its not my fault but I don't even care.
Sometimes you have to do things out of love.
Even if it means I will die.
It's not even my fight.
That's why I will just be another punching bag.
As the lights dim.
I know soon my life will end.

I wrote it all down in a letter.
Sent it in a red envelope.
That has been stained by these hands.
To quick to the conclusion.
Where did the time go.

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Coup d'Etat

I’m comfortable with your confronting me
hurling, albeit politely, the epic query

haunting your ‘tolerance’ and a fever
to my soul. It’s frankly a relief

decoding the cryptic cause of my exile
in the context of considering your phobia. So

here, the facts: boys of my generation
marching in front of our tanks to eat into

the landmines. Women not unlike my mother
buried neck-deep for transgression

before having their heads smashed with rocks.
Your tongue has already tried obfuscations

avoiding the ‘sensitive’ appellation; I put
our minds at (some) ease by offering the term

‘Muslim’, and using direct monosyllables
to terminate the confluence of innuendo:

“What went wrong?” I briefly catalogue
the points of my suppressed pride: Persian

poets, those geniuses; Islamic civilisation
an absolute paragon of the Middle Ages. ‘We’

achieved so much: algebra, alchemy, Alhambra
Aviccena, Omar Khayam, Rumi and Andalusia

and now beheaded journalists, banished feminists
persecuted writers and pulverised regimes. What

did go wrong? You don’t require my noting
British divide-and-conquer, Russian missiles

US uranium-depleted and cluster bombs; and let’s
please avoid Israel. So I propose a date: 19 August

1953; and the place, Tehran. The event
the calculated abortion of the incipient democracy

of my native land. You know about
the coup that crushed our future, engineered

by the CIA with the mullahs’ collusion
and our king’s utter complicity? You’re right

dismissing my narration as apologia
for a nation’s impotence. Why didn’t my

grandparents oppose the US-backed generals
in the streets of Tehran on the day our chosen

Prime Minister Mosaddegh was toppled? Where
were our prodigious poets and philosophers

when Eisenhower’s operatives signalled
to venal clerics and commanded the junta? Here,

more facts: hurt by the grotesque perfidy
Iranians of my parents’ generation mounted

a Revolution against the coup’s beneficiary
the Shah; then the Islamic Republic; Sharia law; war

with the US protégé Saddam; and now
terrorism, terror against terrorism, and the terrors

of a nuclear war between Iran and, yes, Israel. You
find my discourse cogent yet, or predictably

tendentious? A history lecture in need of
an addendum of objectivity? You’ve finally

terminated the small talk, tightened
your grimace. I repeat my own morose

volition to locate an answer. Yes, we will
otherwise be prey to perennial fears and

contemporaneous wars. What went wrong
with noble hopes, ‘religion of peace’ and all

the bridge-building and culture-crossing?
The soulfulness of Sufi poets and the magic

of Scheherazade’s stories. I feel your
disappointment. A romantic quest narrative

crusading knights vs. ardent Saracens
instead of Cold War intrigue and Third World

servitude. I grant something went wrong
all those years ago, and continues to afflict.

Things will keep going wrong. But what would I
know. I’m only traumatised and feverish

by the event’s effects, forced into perpetual
exile. I’ve only survived. What do you think?

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Neoliberalism And The IMF

Who imposed neoliberalism upon
its victims and what is vile agenda?
Neoliberalism revealed road to hell.

As neoliberalism spreads
agenda fed around the world
like a modern day plague

or a Sheriff of Nottingham
coldly counting out gold coins
amassed stolen from serfdom.

We skip merrily to powerhouse
baron modern day bankers
International Monetary Fund.

The serf medieval farmer
of feudal Europe cultivating
land belonging to a knight?

The landowner buys sells serfs
as land is bought and sold
purchased sold with the land.

Who today could be likened
to a labourer legally bound by
law serving his lord master?

Who indeed? Ignoring modern
slavery more prolific than ever
historically in contemporary
many layered twistered forms?

Is it true that around the world
neoliberalism is imposed by
powerful financial institutions?

Esteemed institutions like famous
International Monetary Fund (IMF)
the Inter-American Development
Bank and the World Bank. Yes!

Banks rape raging all over Latin America!

Neo-liberalism weeds CIA its way into Chile
courtesy agenda of University of Chicago
Milton Friedman who hates welfare dependency
CIA-supports coup against local popularly
elected Allende regime in takeover 1973
then takes out regimes in other countries...

consider implemented effects in sweat shop Mexico
wages declined 40 50% in first year of NAFTA
cost of living sharp soared up a staggering 80%
as North American Free Trade Agreement sinks
hooks deeper into butchered economies Latina.
Neoliberalism is neo-colonization of Latin America.

Mexico 20,000 small and medium businesses failed
over 1,000 state-owned enterprises were privatized
profits for rich were sucked from workers exploited.

Friedman advocates natural rates of unemployment
argues full employment fuels inflation promotes
disastrous permanent departure from gold standard
hail Friedman bean counting revolution monetary.

Meanwhile Friedman Reagan polices sink insidious
teeth deep into target discredited American institutions
sneakily United States neo-liberalism attacks destroys
welfare programs rights of labor immigrant workers.

America remember you were founded upon honest
work of countless free diverse immigrant workers?
What evil is implementing agenda new slave policies?

Who is responsible for cut back social programs?
Who blames poor for government imposed plight?
Who practices divide citizens conquer people policies?

Republican 'Contract' America is pure neo-liberalism.
Observe vile supporters working hard to deny protection
to women, youth, children, planet Earth exploited raped.

Clone citizens sleight of hand tricked accept such policies
as political quick fingers empty public tax cash registers;
with new bogus sales pitch 'get government off my back.'

What happened to days when government had my back?
Who actually benefits from grandiose neoliberalism?
Tax exempt elite 1% tax payer bailed out bankers etc?

Beneficiaries of neo-liberalism are esteemed select minority
of the world's population Sheriff of Nottingham mentalities.
Neoliberalism to vast majority of discarded great unwashed
in money laundered profits must endure policy new order what?

Neoliberalism brings waves of ever increasing suffering.
Small worker hard-won gains of 60 years rapidly eroded.
Workers of the world unite or die under austerity measures.

Friends with baited breath joint global neoliberalism IMF dots
plot hidden course see through monetary veils hatching policies;
rise up new Mahatma Gandhi's Martin Luther King's marches.


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Langston Hughes

Freedom's Plow

When a man starts out with nothing,
When a man starts out with his hands
Empty, but clean,
When a man starts to build a world,
He starts first with himself
And the faith that is in his heart-
The strength there,
The will there to build.

First in the heart is the dream-
Then the mind starts seeking a way.
His eyes look out on the world,
On the great wooded world,
On the rich soil of the world,
On the rivers of the world.

The eyes see there materials for building,
See the difficulties, too, and the obstacles.
The mind seeks a way to overcome these obstacles.
The hand seeks tools to cut the wood,
To till the soil, and harness the power of the waters.
Then the hand seeks other hands to help,
A community of hands to help-
Thus the dream becomes not one man’s dream alone,
But a community dream.
Not my dream alone, but our dream.
Not my world alone,
But your world and my world,
Belonging to all the hands who build.

A long time ago, but not too long ago,
Ships came from across the sea
Bringing the Pilgrims and prayer-makers,
Adventurers and booty seekers,
Free men and indentured servants,
Slave men and slave masters, all new-
To a new world, America!

With billowing sails the galleons came
Bringing men and dreams, women and dreams.
In little bands together,
Heart reaching out to heart,
Hand reaching out to hand,
They began to build our land.
Some were free hands
Seeking a greater freedom,
Some were indentured hands
Hoping to find their freedom,
Some were slave hands
Guarding in their hearts the seed of freedom,
But the word was there always:
Freedom.

Down into the earth went the plow
In the free hands and the slave hands,
In indentured hands and adventurous hands,
Turning the rich soil went the plow in many hands
That planted and harvested the food that fed
And the cotton that clothed America.
Clang against the trees went the ax into many hands
That hewed and shaped the rooftops of America.
Splash into the rivers and the seas went the boat-hulls
That moved and transported America.
Crack went the whips that drove the horses
Across the plains of America.
Free hands and slave hands,
Indentured hands, adventurous hands,
White hands and black hands
Held the plow handles,
Ax handles, hammer handles,
Launched the boats and whipped the horses
That fed and housed and moved America.
Thus together through labor,
All these hands made America.

Labor! Out of labor came villages
And the towns that grew cities.
Labor! Out of labor came the rowboats
And the sailboats and the steamboats,
Came the wagons, and the coaches,
Covered wagons, stage coaches,
Out of labor came the factories,
Came the foundries, came the railroads.
Came the marts and markets, shops and stores,
Came the mighty products moulded, manufactured,
Sold in shops, piled in warehouses,
Shipped the wide world over:
Out of labor-white hands and black hands-
Came the dream, the strength, the will,
And the way to build America.
Now it is Me here, and You there.
Now it’s Manhattan, Chicago,
Seattle, New Orleans,
Boston and El Paso-
Now it’s the U.S.A.

A long time ago, but not too long ago, a man said:
ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL--
ENDOWED BY THEIR CREATOR
WITH CERTAIN UNALIENABLE RIGHTS--
AMONG THESE LIFE, LIBERTY
AND THE PURSUIT OF HAPPINESS.
His name was Jefferson. There were slaves then,
But in their hearts the slaves believed him, too,
And silently too for granted
That what he said was also meant for them.
It was a long time ago,
But not so long ago at that, Lincoln said:
NO MAN IS GOOD ENOUGH
TO GOVERN ANOTHER MAN
WITHOUT THAT OTHER’S CONSENT.
There were slaves then, too,
But in their hearts the slaves knew
What he said must be meant for every human being-
Else it had no meaning for anyone.
Then a man said:
BETTER TO DIE FREE
THAN TO LIVE SLAVES
He was a colored man who had been a slave
But had run away to freedom.
And the slaves knew
What Frederick Douglass said was true.

With John Brown at Harper’s Ferry, Negroes died.
John Brown was hung.
Before the Civil War, days were dark,
And nobody knew for sure
When freedom would triumph
"Or if it would," thought some.
But others new it had to triumph.
In those dark days of slavery,
Guarding in their hearts the seed of freedom,
The slaves made up a song:
Keep Your Hand On The Plow! Hold On!
That song meant just what it said: Hold On!
Freedom will come!
Keep Your Hand On The Plow! Hold On!
Out of war it came, bloody and terrible!
But it came!
Some there were, as always,
Who doubted that the war would end right,
That the slaves would be free,
Or that the union would stand,
But now we know how it all came out.
Out of the darkest days for people and a nation,
We know now how it came out.
There was light when the battle clouds rolled away.
There was a great wooded land,
And men united as a nation.

America is a dream.
The poet says it was promises.
The people say it is promises-that will come true.
The people do not always say things out loud,
Nor write them down on paper.
The people often hold
Great thoughts in their deepest hearts
And sometimes only blunderingly express them,
Haltingly and stumblingly say them,
And faultily put them into practice.
The people do not always understand each other.
But there is, somewhere there,
Always the trying to understand,
And the trying to say,
"You are a man. Together we are building our land."

America!
Land created in common,
Dream nourished in common,
Keep your hand on the plow! Hold on!
If the house is not yet finished,
Don’t be discouraged, builder!
If the fight is not yet won,
Don’t be weary, soldier!
The plan and the pattern is here,
Woven from the beginning
Into the warp and woof of America:
ALL MEN ARE CREATED EQUAL.
NO MAN IS GOOD ENOUGH
TO GOVERN ANOTHER MAN
WITHOUT HIS CONSENT.
BETTER DIE FREE,
THAN TO LIVE SLAVES.
Who said those things? Americans!
Who owns those words? America!
Who is America? You, me!
We are America!
To the enemy who would conquer us from without,
We say, NO!
To the enemy who would divide
And conquer us from within,
We say, NO!
FREEDOM!
BROTHERHOOD!
DEMOCRACY!
To all the enemies of these great words:
We say, NO!

A long time ago,
An enslaved people heading toward freedom
Made up a song:
Keep Your Hand On The Plow! Hold On!
The plow plowed a new furrow
Across the field of history.
Into that furrow the freedom seed was dropped.
From that seed a tree grew, is growing, will ever grow.
That tree is for everybody,
For all America, for all the world.
May its branches spread and shelter grow
Until all races and all peoples know its shade.
KEEP YOUR HAND ON THE PLOW! HOLD ON!

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Future Watch Burma To Syria Conflicts Rising

been watching
the future today...

from past lens astray

Burma as expected
has developed
ethnic problems

with sudden absence
of strict communist
dictatorship firm leash

Burmese are no longer
all brother communists
controlled by the state

past civic grievances
rise from postmortem
state of frozen stasis

past horrors play
on revenge rabid minds
need exercising?

past spectre struggles
post World War II conflicts
leave skeletons in closets

frozen nightmares divisions
war atrocities split Yugoslavia
post familiar communist thaw

emotively haunted people
seem to need to grim settle
past trauma before each

can move on embrace
future possibilities opportunities
in free market societies

when no longer linked
in brotherhood communist
cast iron citizenships

emotively many people
seem to need to settle
the past before they can

move on
and embrace
the future

now Obama has been elected
waiting for possible planned
NATO invasion interaction

in conflict Syria
deals have been cut
die is pact cast?

sadly with negotiated
Russian deal back off
it looks like NATO is

about to play ball again
a few days or weeks weeks
after Obama reelection?

before estate invasion
green light is given?
just a matter of covert

or tracked
heavily by media?
interested

to see if Kurds
get a slice of Syria
pie or repeat cut

from invasion equation
again like post war Iraq?
Syrian Kurds receiving

military training
from their Iraqi brothers
but beware divide

and conquer is a proven
formula for interventions?
for preparation invasions

Syria's chemical weapons
stockpiles an ominous serious
issue who gets control play?

once Syrian President
black listed Bashar al-Assad
is sleight of hand displaced?

Syrian rebel backed uprising
will splinter into fractions
an imposed Western-backed?

initiative will become
increasingly unpopular
situation will demand?

usual political
quick fix band-aids...
scared minorities

Alawites
Christians
Druze Kurds

in Syria
will support
the devil

they know
before feared majority
Sunni Muslims?

will an imposed
Western-backed
initiative work?

US imposed
solutions have not
well worked

before or lately
in Afghanistan
problem Pakistan?

are not about
to in Russia's
historic decades

long Syrian
playground?
Burma now enters

heightened
Muslim Buddhist
tensions?

Unlike Egypt
which wants
a peaceful

reestablishment
of a status quo
tourist dollars

flowing back in
meaning a moderate
Muslim Brotherhood?

Syria
has no
decades

long economic
prosperity stability
to fall back on?

instability
in Syria
impacts

on Jordan
Iraq Turkey
Lebanon?

Syria
has heated
up Syrian

Israeli border tensions
since October in an attempt
at unification against

a common
traditional enemy?
but far too

much Syrian
civil war blood
has been shed

now contemporary
President of Turkey
Arab praise rising

on hate
Israeli rhetoric
agenda?

shares an old Israeli
misfortune Syrian shells
cross Turkish borders

and Israeli borders
cheer up worried Turkey
you have it easy?

hundreds of Palestinian
missiles kill not your citizens
relax safe within borders?

Israel suffers 12 years
of yearly 1000 rockets
slamming into her cities?

Britain America Turkey
would not suffer 12 days
12 hours of such attacks?

but beware the Syrian
National Council SNC enjoys
strong Turkish support?

dominated by Sunni Islamists
members of the Free Syrian Army
have begun to receive training?

from prominent
radical Islamists
like dangerous

Belhaj commander
of Tripoli Military
Council in Libya?

Belhadj with 'close relationships'
with al-Qaeda leaders specifically
cite Taliban chief Mullah Omar?

based in Jalalabad
Belhadj is alleged
to have run financed?

training camps
for Arab mujahideen fighters
be careful Turkey?

such warriors
supporting Islamic wars
support do not

sectarian republics
can cross so easily can
Turk Syrian borders?

now Obama election
confirmation America
is official policy

decisions on Syria
are soon about
to be played out?

hope pray real peace
is on international agenda
this time as always

innocent families
will be caught
in war cross-fires?

not until an equivalent
amount of seed money
is spent on establishing

peace as
was spent
on war war?

will real solutions
start to emerge?
primary mitigating

factors against economic
sanctions from block outside
world are Russian al-Assad

support Iran's
close trade ties
with oil Syria?

Iran's purchasing
of Syrian crude
oil Iranians deny it?

hydra head problems
haunt Burma Syria
internal ethnic issues?

meanwhile in conflict Syria
Wall Street Journal reports
Christians arm themselves?

but few Christians openly sided
with Bashar al-Assad's regime
as ethnic Syrian Alawites did?

most wise Syrian Christians
have stayed completely silent
due to feared post-Assad era?

Syrian Christians fear Muslim
Brotherhood or Salafi policies in
splinter chaotic post al-Assad era?

Christians afraid fear facing same
scenario as invaded Iraqis faced...
in 2003 post US military invasion?

Christians fear their communities
caught in crossfire will be devastated
by power struggle sectarian groups?

Christians in neighboring Iraq
suffered greatly in sectarian wars
during power struggle past decade?

Christians since beginning of uprisings
consistently acted with minority psychology
an attitude of Christian passive neutrality?

in attempt overthrow of Syrian President
Bashar al-Assad Christian exclusion...
from revolution uprisings was because?

the Syrian Church warned Christians
not to participate in revolution uprisings
yet Syrian church leaders fear prospect

of an Islamic fundamentalist
future takeover in Syria represents
a greater danger to Christians?

than continuation of current President
Bashar al-Assad's administration
because during Assad era Christians

faced no real policy secular difficulty
in practicing their religion difficulties...
occur in control by a dictator regime?

Assad's regime practiced
rigid precise secular ideology
which afforded minorities

a known measure of protection
world politics now considers
broader regional implications?

of escalating Syrian crisis
status position of pawn religious...
minorities will become an

increasingly important
volatile issue as ethnic Druze
build underground bunkers

in rugged southwest mountains
Druze; Christian; sideline minorities;
not siding with revolt opposition

play cat mouse waiting games
Christian leaders in Syria...
condemned the Arab League's

political suspension of Syria
League's organization imposition
of sanctions on Assad's regime?

enter yet another chess piece
Syrian foreign Kurds remain
divided many still suspicious

of the Sunni Arabs in the SNC
their ties to decades enemy Turkey...
Assad continues attempt to exploit

past present Kurdish Turkish conflicts
Assad reaches out to Kurds in Syria's
northeast therefore view an internal end

to Syria's conflict in near future as
unlikely a full-blown sectarian
civil war looms on present horizons

could be avoided
if an aspiring Alawite...
general overthrows

Assad by means
of a coup military
seems unlikely?

risk indicators uncertain
radar images no Alawite signs
of traitor aggressive plots?

if total sectarian
civil war breaks out...
Alawite activists?

hope their community
can salvage an autonomous
province in the northwest?

divide conquer spoils
place hopes along previously
past established lines?

reestablish Alawite State
which once upon a time existed...
under a French mandate?

of Syria after conflict first
World War fly spider webs
of western interventions?

would revolt Sunni Arabs tolerate
a new piece meal arrangement
another map fly paper intrigue?

sticky de facto partition
of Syria cutting off their access...
to the Mediterranean Sea

remember Hitler desired
insisted on Polish corridor
clear access to trade sea?

unmolested is strategic requisite
of regional power requirement
divided Germany was intolerable?

divided Arab ambitions
in Muslim Middle East...
prove equally intolerable

Syrian Alawite State
cutting Syrian access
to Mediterranean Sea

via Syrian principal port
city of Latakia hampers
chances of a real Syrian?

viable economic future prosperity
therefore cash in Alawite hopes...
last ditch bargain table Alawite State?

therefore Syrian sectarian
civil war promises significant
bloodshed with no realistic

way of appeasing all opposed
parties hard line heartfelt desires
expectations in political reverse?

unlike Iraq in war 2006
where strategic fighting raged...
for control of one city

Syria has multiple cities in
target hairs of splintered fractions
similar scale loss of civilian

lives as always innocent families
will be caught in conflict crossfires
not until an equivalent amount

of money is spent
on establishing peace...
as was spent on wars

will real conflict solutions
start to resolution emerge
giving peace a real chance?

overthrown Alawite Assad regime
by Sunni majority Free Syrian Army
may equate to revenge bloodbaths?


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