CureZone
Old Format -> CureZone.INFO
Dr. Seuss Sees America
  • Dr. Seuss Sees America   R daizy4   12y  791  
    Randomly assigned avatar. Click to see my profile.
    daizy4
    Date: 3/21/2004 5:08:00 PM   ( 12y ago )   Hits:   791
    Status:       R [Message recommended by a moderator!]
    Dr. Seuss Sees America

    The Whos down in Whoville liked people a lot,
    But the Grinch in the White House most certainly did not.
    He didn't arrive there by the will of the Whos,
    But stole the election that he really did lose.
    Vowed to "rule from the middle," then installed his regime.
    (Did this really happen, or is it just a bad dream?)

    He didn't listen to voters, just his friends he was pleasin'.
    Now, please don't ask why, who knows what's the reason.
    It could be his heart wasn't working just right.
    It could be, perhaps, that he wasn't too bright.
    But I think that the most likely reason of all
    Is that both brain and heart were two sizes too small.
    In times of great turmoil, this was bad news,
    To have a government that ignores its Whos.

    But the Whos shrugged their shoulders, went on with their work,
    Their duties as citizens so casually did shirk.
    They shopped at the mall and watched their TV,
    They drove a gas-guzzling big SUV,
    Oblivious to what was going on in D.C.,
    Ignoring the threats to democracy.
    They read the same papers that ran the same leads,
    Reporting what only served corporate needs.
    (For the policies affecting the lives of all nations
    Were made by the giant U.S. corporations.)
    Big business grew fatter, fed by its own greed,
    And by people who shopped for things they didn't need.

    But amidst all the apathy came signs of unrest,
    The Whos came to see we were fouling our nest.
    And the people who cared for the ideals of this nation
    Began to discuss and exchange information:
    The things they couldn't read, in the corporate-owned news,
    Of FTAA meetings and CIA coups,
    Of drilling for oil and restricting rights.
    They published some books, created websites,
    Began to write letters, and use their e-mail
    (Though Homeland Security might send them to jail!).

    What began as a whisper soon grew to a roar,
    These things going on they could no longer ignore.
    They started to rise up and reach out to all,
    Let their voices be heard, they rose to the call,
    To vote, to petition, to gather, dissent,
    To question the policies of the "President".

    As greed gained in power and power knew no shame
    The Whos came together, said "Not in our name!"
    One by one from their sleep and their slumber they woke,
    The old and the young, all kinds of folk,
    The black, brown and white, the gay, bi- and straight,
    All united to sing, "Feed our hope, not our hate!
    Stop stockpiling weapons and aiming for war!
    Stop feeding the rich, start feeding the poor!
    Stop storming the deserts to fuel SUV's!
    Stop telling us lies on the mainstream TV's!
    Stop treating our children as a market to sack!
    Stop feeding them Barney, Barbie and Big Mac!
    Stop trying to addict them to lifelong consuming
    In a time when severe global warming is looming!
    Stop sanctions that are killing the kids in Iraq!
    Start dealing with ours that are strung out on crack!"

    A mighty sound started to rise and to grow,
    "The old way of thinking simply must go!
    Enough of God vs. Allah, Muslim vs. Jew,
    With what lies ahead, it simply won't do.
    No American dream that cares only for wealth,
    Ignoring the need for community health.
    The rivers and forests are demanding their pay,
    If we're to survive, we must walk a new way.
    No more excessive and mindless consumption,
    Let's sharpen our minds and garner our gumption.
    For the ideas are simple, but the practice is hard,
    And not to be won by a poem on a card.
    It needs the ideas and the acts of each Who,
    So let's get together and plan what to do!"

    And so they all gathered from all 'round the Earth,
    And from it all came a miraculous birth.
    The hearts and the minds of the Whos they did grow,
    Three sizes to fit what they felt and they know.
    While the Grinches they shrank from their hate and their greed,
    Bearing the weight of their every foul deed.

    From that day onward the standard of wealth
    Was whatever fed the Whos' spiritual health.
    They gathered together to revel and feast,
    And thanked all who worked to conquer their beast.
    For although our story pits Grinches 'gainst Whos,
    The true battle lies in what we daily choose.
    For inside each Grinch is a tiny small Who,
    And inside each Who is a tiny Grinch too.
    One thrives on love and one thrives on greed.
    Who will win out? It depends who you feed!

    Author unknown

     
    Printer-friendly version of this page Email this message to a friend
  • How can I view entire discussion thread on a single page?

    How can I expand all forum messages on a single forum page?


     

    Donate to CureZone


    Terms of Service - Privacy Policy - Spam Policy - Disclaimer - Guidelines & Rules

    CureZone Newsletter is distributed in partnership with www.netatlantic.com


    Contact Us - About - Advertise - Stats

    Copyright 1999 - 2016  www.curezone.org

    0.148 sec, (2)

    Natural Cancer Remedies


    Cure Your Arthritis
    Imagine life without joint pain


    Cure Type 2 Diabetes

    Simple, 3-step natural approach heals diabetes within a month. ...


    ”I Cured My Candida”
    Eliminate Candida Symptoms Within Hours!


    Gallbladder Problems & Remedies
    Do You Have One of These Symptoms? Gallstones, Polyps,...



    Cleanse Internal Organs
    Millions of antioxidant ions clean and detoxify your body curi...


    Clarkia Tincture
    Hulda Clark Parasites Cleansing Tincture, 2 oz, 4 oz, 8 oz, and 16 oz


    Purest Body Products
    Sanctum Pure Body Products are so pure you could eat them (no gua...


    Cancer Curing Water
    Millions of medically proven antioxidant ions eradicate cancer cel...


    Cure Common Disease & Illness
    Millions of antioxidant ions boost immune system functio...


    Easy Colon Detox
    All Natural Oxygen Cleanser. Works While You Sleep!



    Atomic Particle Silver Works
    High PPM Works: Trillions of Silver Atoms attached to wat...


    Detoxifying drinking water!
    Internal cleanse with millions of antioxidant ions in ever...


    I Feel Healthy Again!
    Learn How to Destroy Parasites And Be Free of Your Unbearable Sy...


    Skin Disorder Cure
    Cures all common skin disorders fast and safely with no side effect...


    Beware Gross Misinformation About Colloidal Silver
    Beware of gross misinformation abou...


    Cleanse Internal Organs
    Millions of antioxidant ions clean and detoxify your body curi...


    Alkaline Water Ionizers
    Cure Common Diseases And Detoxify Your Body Resulting In Natur...



    Oxygen Cures & Prevents Diabetes
    -Oxidation Reduction Potential improves blood glucose...


    Boost Your Immunity System
    Increase Oxygen to your cells & boost the bodies Immune Sys...


    -Orp Detox & Cleanses Internal Organs
    Cure Gout with Oxygen & lose weight by benefitin...


    Cellular Health with CellPep
    Well balanced low cost cellular maintenance natural suppl...


    -Orp Detox & Cleanses Internal Organs
    Cure Gout with Oxygen & lose weight by benefitin...


    The Best Years in Life
    Naturally live longer, healthier and happier and avoid mainstre...


    Anti Candida Treatment
    Be Candida Free! Learn how to defeat your Candida Infection For...


    Probiotics, prebiotics, and enzymes
    in one product ProbiCell™


    ParaZapper Hulda Clark Zapper
    Best Zapper choice for zapping and zapper users


    The Tesla Shield™
    Transformational Technology For Mind Body And Soul.


    Lugol’s Iodine Free S&H
    J.Crow’s® Lugol’s Iodine Solution. Restore lost reserves.


    Your Ad Here