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History Repeats Itself

There is nothing fair,
About a government that stares,
And controls everything,
Controls your Life,
Like Feudal Lords did,
In Communism,
The people do the serf's bid.

History repeats itself,
In a most uncomfortable way,
Stealing liberty, chocking initiative,
Drowning social and individual rights,
Yesterday, tomorrow and today.

by Sandra Feldman

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Oh, those last three words are like drum beats of doom. Because they include all of time. Still, we humans - of good will and loving disposition - will find cracks in time to steal a kiss, a kind word, a noble deed. We may be oppressed but we're not de-humanized.