Sunday, July 10, 2005

Dear America: Please Don't Go Back to Sleep

Please Don't Go Back to Sleep
by Eve Ensler

Dear America: I am longing to reach you -- crossing this river of indifference and consumption and denial. I am trying to find you, reaching out through the desperate limitations of words and descriptions, swimming through the rhetoric of terror and God.

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America, there is not much time left. The fire is spreading, consuming the world. We are the arsonists. We will need each other to find our way out through the lies and haze. It will take our greatest imagination, courage and skill to subdue these flames.

Eve Please Don't Go Back to Sleep


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