Treasure Island

louis rams

(09/13/1943 / new york city)

Can You Imagine


Can you imagine – a world without love
Can you imagine- no stars up above
Can you imagine- no animals to be found
And the ones you see are dead on the ground.
Can you imagine- not a bird in the sky
Now the toughest thing is “asking yourself why “.
Look around you and what do you see
Wars, sickness, and poverty.
It’s gotten to a point that war is the only answer
But this war will be against sickness and poverty.
We must create health, and give back a little wealth.
We are the only ones that can make the change
Otherwise life will stay the same.
Can you imagine- seeing your child in torn clothes or dirty rags
And people dying in the streets
Because of a health bill they cannot meet.
We have child slavery and child porn
Was this the reason our kids were born?
“Now” can you imagine-this most beautiful sight
If the world’s population stood up to fight.

Submitted: Monday, October 07, 2013
Edited: Tuesday, October 08, 2013
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  • Queeny Gona (10/9/2013 3:11:00 AM)

    We are the only ones that can make the change......
    Awesome lines and a wonderful theme dear brother! (Report) Reply

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