Poetry for Big Kids

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Labels are expanding endlesslyCritical massing exponentiallyCreating distinctions criticallyAbout things that mean nothing ultimatelyLike religion, and race, and sexuality Categories that have no real realityDifferences that keep us from unityAnd the meanings are no more than fantasySo we use them when we want to disagreeWe do this just because we’re humanity

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You’ve decided you’ll do something big

You’ve decided you will do something big with your lifeMore than just being a husband or wifeMore than just being a parent with kidsYou want to do things folks will remember YOU did All those famous people you studied in schoolBeing one of them would be pretty coolAnd look at the folks who’ve become YouTube …

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