school sponsoredWhat's important is that a broad range of people have access to the technology. If the world is split into those that are wired, and those that aren't, we will continue to walk the razor's edge of revolution and civil strife. If, on the other hand, we welcome the previously disenfranchised into the information age, and give them a voice along with ours, we can use this technology to unite the world - not in vying for market share, but with stories and art, celebrating the human experience.
death penalty art exhibition
works executed by inmates
all for sale
to benefit mumia
my potential sympathy
kept at a distance with cynicism
middle class white swarthmore women
listen raptly to death penalty poetry
brother can't be free
did you buy a postcard?
the state crushes us
did you finish the homework?
the state does put away
weirdos and the distasteful poetic (mostly minorities,
not to mention bank robbers and murderists
reading prisoner profile pamphlet,
jailed for conspiracy to overthrow the state
some kill peace officers
some rob brinks trucks "to fund their cause"
I say what did they expect?
panther empowered community organizers
go from empowering politics to cop killing shootouts
in a sentence
often following COINTELPRO harrassment our tax dollars at work
when the gray spectrum gets darker and broader
why not go with the people?
after reading about folks like Peltier
why do we spend so much energy to put down people with so much energy for change?
I'm rambling because our idealistic visions often coincide and I know great folk go to jail while their means may disillusion me but the FBI ain't any better and they never get busted
it's kind of a mess
let them make web pages!
it's a good thing I'm realistic.