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I have a dream



I have a dream
of freedom, peace, equality,
where man will love his neighbor
sharing land
under no ones command.

I had a vision
in which man lived in unity
no more war
no barren soil
no conflict
no hostility.

I had a glimpse of the future
there was no uncertainty
man lived in harmony
just as it was meant to be.

My dream was not a fantasy
my vision will come true
I saw into the future
I returned to bring you truth.

I witnessed the pain and turmoil
I watched as children died
I saw the greed that bought man to his knees
I looked on in dismay as seeds refused to sow.

Weapons of mass destruction
wiped dictators out
as the masses invaded the weapons and gases
and the world decided to stop paying taxes.

Governments had no one left to trade with
they drowned in their own debt
as the poor raised their weary heads
dollars and euros held no worth
mother nature reclaimed the earth.
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