Revolution

There’s talk of revolution
In the markets and the streets
There’s talk of love and hatred
In the rhyme of hip-hop beats

They say a change is coming
To the corridors of power
They say the day of judgement
Draws nearer by the hour

There’s news of revolution
In the papers and the wires
There’s news of greed and hunger
And it’s spreading like wild fires

They say the planet’s burning
From our love affair with stuff
They say we’re suicidal
For not knowing what’s enough

Let’s start the revolution
For the migrants and the slaves
Let’s start regeneration
With the sun and wind and waves

They say the world awakens
As the networks spark and grow
They say the future brightens
As we share the things we know

Let’s join the revolution
At the factories and the farms
Let’s join the call to action
Syncing hearts and linking arms

They say an Age is dawning
As the prophecies unwind
For the biggest revolution
Is a metamorphic mind

So be the revolution
For the ninety-nine per cent
Be the change you want to see
And make your chosen dent

Wayne Visser © 2017

Book

Seize the Day: Favourite Inspirational Poems

This creative collection, now in its 3rd edition, brings together favourite inspirational poems by Wayne Visser. The anthology takes us on a journey through the peaks and troughs of life, celebrating the indomitable human spirit.. It includes many old favourites like “Poets Must Be” and “Chasing the Blue”, as well as brand new poems like “The Writer” and “Making Ripples”. Sages through the ages wisely say: / Carpe Diem – seize the dawning day / Oh, would that I could assuage that thirst / But the day conspires to seize me first! / With the hurry and scurry / Of home’s frantic flurry / And the hustle and bustle / Of work’s tangled tussle. Buy the paper book / Buy the e-book.

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