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Today



Take time today to see the invisible people--
OUR homeless and destitute
Take time today to listen to the silent cries of OUR hungry and forgotten children
Take time today to FEEL the pain of the poacher's snare as it entraps the limb, the soul, the ESSENCE of an endangered species
Take time today to smell the polluted muck and mire that WE have imposed upon GOD's clean, green earth
Take time today to hear the sorrowful moans of our mother's, whose children are being slaughtered in OUR streets....
Potential leaders of tomorrow
Take time today to touch the seemingly untouchable hand of one whose mind, body and soul is being ravaged by________
There but for the GRACE
Time is of THE ESSENCE
Time is slipping away
THE TIME IS NOW--- THE PRESENT
THE TIME IS NOW----TODAY
PLEASE.......
TAKE TIME

About this poem

I wrote this poem 20yrs ago and wanted to submit as it is still so applicable TODAY

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Written on April 23, 2000

Submitted by michellej.53795 on May 10, 2022

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    Quite the poem about being our brother's keeper ! We live in a very sinful world and it will only get worse not better ! But take a look, many people are helping out - Ukraine the center of death ! War is war and life is not precious anymore ! 
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago
  • abielias1
    I love the urgency in the pacing of this and how well it reflects your message.
    LikeReplyReport1 month ago

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