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By Linda D., Mississauga ON, Canada

     I’ll tell you a secret
To take to the grave:
All those kids
In poor, starving African countries
Depress me
So that I change the channel
And pretend it’ll go away

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i love this so much!

on Dec. 28 2012 at 10:38 pm
theatregirl PLATINUM, Lathrup Village, Michigan
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Favorite Quote:
"To thine own self be true," -from Hamlet, a play by Shakespeare.
"I have sworn on the altar of god eternal hostility against all forms of tyranny over the mind of man." - Thomas Jefferson

OMG! I really really legitly like this poem. It short but incredibly powerful and inspirational. It really define the way Most people act about the world's problems. when people see and hear about the world problems and automatically feel empathy and want to solve them, but since they don't really want help or they feel like they can't , the simply avoid them and turn away. In fact, this sorta reminded of a half written story that laying somewhere in my computer files. The poem really inspired me to finish it. This poem is really good and genuinely deserve to be published in the magazine. Thanks for the inspiration. Please, keep writing!!!!!!!!!!!!