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June 19th, 2011

33.16 @ 01:40 am




there's very little I can do

I am aware of myself
and of the rest of the world
what I can taste, see, hear, touch
what I can feel, suspect, imagine

I know of my desires
and the possibility of their consequences

I do not wish to cause any harm
but know I do
through direct action
knowledgeable negligence
or ignorant complicity
I Do

Life is based on necessity
we're far past that rule
and I see many gentle attempts for life to prune itself

there are also violent ways
and more
apocalyptic

I'm doing my best to keep my eyes open
and do what good I can do
with where & when I am
what...

ahhh
today has been an exceptionally beautiful day
I am grateful
and even more grateful for this gratitude

tonight seems like a very rough night on the subway
I'm taking it short
only from 125th up
but there is so much weariness in all our faces

I am not the only depleted

I'd like to be in the arms of the loving...
but I fear . . .

 
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From:ednixon
Date:June 19th, 2011 10:42 am (UTC)
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All we have to fear is... an old quote from an FDR speech.

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