My Birthday Poem:
Born during a world war,
Then the Korean Conflict
Grew up during the –˜good’ times,
Colonialism in the Americas, Africa, Asia,
Racism at home.
We thought we’d change it all,
And we did do a lot.
Civil Rights, peace activism, ecology.
Now, I look at this angry country,
At this sick earth, and I wonder,
Is it that we are more sensitive?
Or growing more stupid?