jazzville skyline: ‘…pass the peace…’

jazzville skyline
by rocky-o

“…pass the peace…”

fifty years ago
was the summer of love

this year
is the summer of hate

we had peace and love…and richie havens
singing about freedom

now we have blood and soil…and someone
shouting about revoking freedoms

back then we had peace rallies to
protest the vietnam war

today we give license to violent rallies
that wish to prolong a civil war

back then we had martin luther king
speaking eloquently about civil rights

now we have someone who
tweets erratically without civility

there was
a time

this is
a time

pass the
peace


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