an I for an I

June 20, 2011
By crazYGUR8995 BRONZE, Butts, Washington
crazYGUR8995 BRONZE, Butts, Washington
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One for One
One by One
TOMS shoes are Made In China
so i'm not sure how much good they actually do

but i guess they're cute,
and at least they help one kid
even if another gets

it's how we justify everything
“at least someone is helped”

it's how we justify killing innocent people
and torture
and nuclear weapons
(which are still there
even though they've
been dismantled
put away)

“at least someone got help”
because all we are is a society of
One for One
Me for Me
an I for an I

The author's comments:
My dad is a conspiracy theorist, and despite my best efforts some of his more developed and less crazy points tend to seep into my brain and stick.

This is the result.

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