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Every Moment Is A Moment Of Instruction

I write on time's hem, the brink of extinction,
the end ever nearer as leaders and led become madder
and fuller of power and products
None of us more than 10%
conscious and 9% rational, our species
the irrestistible error of crass evolution.

Is the mercy of dozens of hydrogen bombs
more likely to cover the Planet of Pain
than the long, cruel whimper of famine

and drought, the ruthless
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Brian Dorn 05 April 2006

Anthony, excellent ending! Keep writing! Brian

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