Not Some, it’s, All Soul’s Day!

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we’ve but to remember
the good
in those bad old days
time is the imprinter
also the eraser

of course our dead are always with us
until we are dead and with them

who can deny the rich man riches
it is his turn to learn the life
of opulence
and his turn
to be tested

yeah funny it’s all a test
awareness coming only
when we fail
failure comes only
when we gain consciousness
thus opening
the door to success

how many years has the human species
successfully survived
whatever the count
evolution of a species does not end
when identified and named

o my country men and women
lend not an ear to thumpers
of someone else’s ideology
the age of reason is ours
let us celebrate the living and the dead

we are