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, June 13, 2013

The Hollow-Hearted (Louis Toliver Jr- Swartz, LA)

     You don’t really care about me. I know. You don’t really care about anyone. Where’s your heart tin man? If I were Dorothy, I’d pick the scarecrow and the lion, before you. If I reached into your chest and clenched my fist, I would fear that my hand would be exposed to your vapid ambitions. Now feel this. I pull my fist out of your chest and open up my hand and “Presto!”…nothing there. No magic. No love.

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