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one planet

November 9, 2016

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fourteen miles

an invisible border

one species

one planet

no place to run

together we stand, divided we fall

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  1. emilysuzanna permalink
    November 9, 2016 1:07 pm

    Sigh…it is all so strange. Your poem is perfect.

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    • November 9, 2016 1:17 pm

      Suzanna – I went to the beach to let the tide wash over me, it left me standing in seaweed and driftwood staring at the Olympic Mountains – bewildered.

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  2. vdbolyard permalink
    November 10, 2016 11:31 am

    thank you for these words jean. feeling angry and vulnerable in the u.s.

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    • November 10, 2016 12:27 pm

      Velma – it definitely isn’t over, just have to wonder where he will lead all of us. Stay strong.

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  3. November 11, 2016 2:35 am

    and so it goes.

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  4. November 11, 2016 4:29 am

    We all talk about moving to Canada, but . . . its proximity to the US makes you so vulnerable, too. You said it much more eloquently . . .

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    • November 11, 2016 9:45 am

      Kerry – we need to work together, within our own countries and across borders. Hang on to the belief that good does conquer evil.

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