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.

Friday, July 5, 2013

I've Got to Keep Moving (Samuel Jones- Bastrop, LA)

I've got to keep moving;
I can't stop for you.
Like accepting the waxing
before the full moon.

I've got to keep moving;
I can't wait for you.
Like accepting the breeze
rather than braving the typhoon.

I've got to keep moving;
I can't pause for you.
Like accepting the puddle
when the ocean comes soon.

I've got to keep moving
though I really want to stay with you.

I have to let you go.

I have my hand on your string.
You were my balloon.
I'll miss you
and I like to think you'll miss me too.

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