Re: [sixties-l] Re: students for an undemocratic society

From: Ted Morgan (
Date: 01/13/01

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    Nice poem by Paula... And sobering it was first published in the mid-70s!!!  How
    times haven't changed!
    >             Ecology 2001
    > Round and round the world we go,
    > stocking up the status quo;
    > riggin' elections old and new,
    > when'll we get round to you?
    > H-bombs rusting in deep bays
    > keep old troubles far away,
    > down in that southern darkling world
    > where hungry voices kept unheard
    > silently cry of global loss--
    > Hey! it's W-T-O says who's your boss.
    >      ECOLOGY is at the core:
    >      World has less and we want more.
    > Tell you what you're gonna do,
    > you move when we tell you, bro' -
    > politics is not your line
    > (Stop tellin' us your life's not fine!)
    > Your sufferings come from deep within,
    > 'tain't our System's done you in!
    > 'sides, there's nothing you can do;
    > It's we Big Folks will do for you.
    >      ECOLOGY must be policed;
    >      we get ours and you get  fleeced.
    > Then...if our military might
    > should lead us to that final fight,
    > treaties falling before the Right,
    > Earthlife lit by latter light,
    > (Cheney a-kneel by a burnin' bush
    > in the silent waste of Armegeddon's hush,)
    > knelling democracy's way of life
    > worth it (for us) though it costs your life--
    >      yet our ECOLOGY's saved the Earth--
    >      No more death, if no more birth.
    > Copyright c 2001 Paula Friedman

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