Neil Brooks
Neil Brooks
Aug 21, 2013

You once stood for something.
When they told you "NO"
you stood like a black-eyed-susan.
like the tao.
but when they beat you, betrayed you,
hogtied and pepper sprayed you,
you got angry.
You did things that soiled your good name.
I guess you just should have learned to take it,
like the tao.
like the tao, and wait.
like the tao and let the waters rise.
like the tao and overcome.
the weak overcome the tyranny of man with numbers.
WITH NUMBERS.
as each drop of water equally starts the flood.
like each living being that has ever thought
"I will overcome."
I will overcome.
I WILL OVERCOME.
WE WILL OVERCOME.
OR AT LEAST WE'LL DIE TRYING YOU MOTHERFUCKERS!

One hop and a skip
one tab
one more trip
and I slip into dreaming
effortlessly really,
effort, less me,
seemingly floating while
swimming through syrup,
my feet in the stirrups
on a horse called
Winchester.

Laughter in the cloisters and
the toaster pulling faces
while the priest catches monkeys
that swing through the
door.

If life is for anything it cannot be this.

Madison Wagner
Madison Wagner
Nov 14, 2014

Stop the fighting,
Stop the hatred,
Find peace in
Anything
and
Everything,
before its too late,
before you are too
old to get off your
ass and take a walk.

by Madison Kaye Wagner
#love   #iloveyou   #hippie  
X-Ray El gato
Aug 28, 2014

I looked up into the sky
And I saw
Velociraptors
In helicopters
And I knew
This was the day I trained for....

Ashley Kay
Ashley Kay
May 27, 2013      May 28, 2013

Maybe they got it right
the first time,
Love the earth more than
yourself,
Kiss the rain as it kisses
the leaves,
Savor the sunlight when it
lights the sky,
Nourish the soul with
natural things,
But above all love life
with bare feet.

©AshleyKay2013
jimmy tee
jimmy tee
Dec 6, 2013

Darwin at Work
where you send
the boys with the best eyesight
out to be
killed
in wars

A bunch of naked hippies on the beach
Ashley R Prince
Ashley R Prince
Jul 17, 2012

Remember that time
at the beach.
You were the first one
with your clothes off.
I think you were already
a little drunk
but you would have
stripped down
regardless.
You never had anything to hide.

Because of you
I had the strength to stand
bare-breasted and unafraid
to all of the Atlantic Ocean
and sing about sunshine and having life.
You gave a number of people
the courage to take their shells off that night.
A bunch of naked hippies on the beach
like a flock of seagulls with a little
more heart.
We thought we could change
the world back then,
and I guess we still can.

 
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