David P Williams

Rookie (Jan 16,1934 / Carbondale, Ill)

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1950's Marine and Policeman
1960's Social worker, community organizer, San Francisco Bay Area
1970's University Professor, Univ of West Va, Boston Univ, Univ of Maine, Dalhousie University Halifax NS, Canada.
1980's 90's International Community Development, Tanzania, Guyana So. amer, Slovakia
1990's Psychotherapist, Guardian ad Litem more »

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I Wish This Were A Sacrifice Time

I wish this were a sacrifice time
a flaten tin cans and bind up paper time
a Cub scout drive time
A Spitfire and Helldiver time
An “excess profits tax” time
an everybody works time
A kapoc time to pick the milkwood

Like then, the lights are turning out
all over the world
it's just about as bad.
The bodies are turning up,
it's just that professionals are being paid
to do any sacrificing that's “voluntary”.
Instead of 'WE'RE SACRIFICING' like then
it's WE'RE BEING SACRIFICED.

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