The Louisiana Social Pledge

We pledge our allegiance to Louisiana. We will embrace what makes us and our state unique. Louisiana will be recognized as a leader and innovator of the New South. Many great leaders of the future will come from this state. And we will show both the media and politicians that we are smarter than them. We will no longer have our resources exhausted and our people used and left behind. We will work hard and play hard. We will protect each other. We will support each other. We pledge that we will do whatever we can to get these things in motion right now. We will no longer wait for a path to be cleared for us. We will clear the path ourselves. And we ain’t giving up easily. We will socialize in the real world just as well as we do on the internet…in hopes to organize ourselves effectively.

Thursday, February 7, 2013

Life Changes (Kisha Courville Kana-Lafayette, LA)

In complete darkness
I reached for you and you weren’t there
Were you blind?
Or did you get left behind?
The door closed
I made my way to the glowing exit sign
I didn’t look back
I didn’t jump but rather just stepped off
Into floating abyss
Suspended in air
I’m twisting and turning trying to find the ground
But all I need to do is let go of the illusion
Learn to fly and coast down 

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