As our civilization edges toward destruction
isn't more than a satire due?
Can art deter the fires of hatred
and prevent future nuclear barbecues?
"Humanity's problem" Prof. Leonidov explained,
"is that we don't grasp
the extent of our interdependence."
Ruffling crumpled papers
while ignoring a stomach pain
he continued, "we must share resources more equitably
and keep human population growth at bay."
The audience wasn't listening:
most were confident
they could graduate.
Why listen to pedagogues
hash over the obvious?
Aren't there more interesting
web channels or RSS feeds?
The days of the crusaders are over.
In the future lone rangers won't succeed.
We must learn to work together
and grow spiritually.
By the way, which net site
has the best photos of Felicity Feng