May 10, 2009
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As the waves crash against the frozen banks of Alaska, Piece by piece the wall falls down. The river widening the shore receding. People losing their place they call home. Forced to move once again the Alaskan natives walk down the road to safety to only know it will soon fade away. The cracking earth beneath their feet, sending shock waves of hopeless lies through there soulless bodies. The ice breaks from above sending water into their villages attacking everything in its path. This happens not only in rural Alaska but in every UN-expecting place. You won’t help, he won’t help. We all depend on this lifeless orb we wish to call peace. But you see we live on earth now. This is the place and time there is no longer peace spelled with an A but with an i. We no longer have peace with one another but only peace with an i. I this i that. Every person you know every city every continent is split into pieces. But you see we can become more than an i. we can come together to be a we. We stand up for those in need. Are you as a fellow equal an i or a we. We stand with our fellow natives our fellow people or fellow equals. We are no longer split into pieces we are no longer split into hopeless lies we are the people we are peace

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earthmuffin This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Mar. 29, 2012 at 12:21 pm
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