to change the world

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I wanted to change the world, all of it

where was I to start? perhaps my town

that seemed too large, maybe my street?

I know that best, but better think down

from that, and you know I may not be smart

but I’ve had a thought, I’ve been a clown

all I can change is what’s in my heart

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Do you want to change the world?  Then change yourself first.  Do you want to change yourself?  Then remain completely silent inside the silence-sea.  ~  Sri Chinmoy

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P1010716poem and pictures by jack collier

jackcollier7@talktalk.net

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One response

  1. Something we all need to think about. Rather like, ‘clean your own house before you start on somebody else’s’.

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