Whispered In The Wind

Whispered In The Wind
Just a fairy blowing in the wind, singing tales to the west wind

Tuesday, September 11, 2012

I Pledge

Division is an ugly word.
Division over politics, over opinion, over views
See, we aren't different in order to create
verbal, physical, mental wars with each other
we are different because have you ever seen a building built with just a hammer?
This toolbox has screwdrivers, nails, wrenches- that's why we work.
Why are shovels waging wars against rakes?
Why do we push each other down in order to climb up our own ladders?
I guess, I just remembered it as One nation
One Nation under God
See, This isn't about whether you're atheist, agnostic or flaming fundamentalist, Democrat, Republican, Independent, straight, gay, black, white, female, male
This isn't about your politics
This is about our heart
All humans, all history indirectly leading up to our present
I don't know the meaning of true love
But I know the purpose of what we've created
was in order to find a way to love better, love stronger
its called unity
When I was six, the twin towers went down
My mom showed me a postcard with two big buildings, crying
It was just two buildings
Why did it matter?
I was far away, I was six, I was miles and miles and plane rides away
But now I know why it matters
Because when an entire country is founded on acceptance, on unity
On freedom
everything will try to stop that
Everything will attack love
Including ourselves
This world isn't shaped for love
circles allways loop back into pain
But that's why we need to keep building more than ever
I'm sick of people saying America sucks, I'm not really with America, this isn't the REAL America
We, I, You, We created this America
This is our America
We ARE America
We are human, broken, flawed, often messed up beyond recognition
But there is beauty in imperfection
There's hope at the bottom of the box
There's always hope.
And it wasn't just today that lives were lost, it's every day
It's been every day, every year, every decade
that people have died for this hope
Died on a hope
A hope that one country can one day find how to love
love one another
love each other
So I pledge Allegiance to the flag of the United States of America and to the republic for which it stands. 
 one nation under God
 one nation under love
One nation that messes up, that fights, that creates division, that hurts

But never lost its hope.

"I want warm summer nights, to lie in a hammock, staring at the stars, telling you stories. "

"I want warm summer nights, to lie in a hammock, staring at the stars, telling you stories. "
"When asked not to make waves, I just smiled and said, don't worry this is just a ripple"