Poem: Plan 2015: A new light for the future

Plan 2015: A new light for the future

By Scott Cole, Anchor Point

This goes out to all the people I love.

In the days of my youth

I was taught what it means to be a man.

Now I think the world

Has come of age.

And its time for all people

To make a stand.

I would love to change the world

And I know just what I’ll do,

I’ll leave it up to you.

Send this message to my brothers and sisters.

Let the whole world believe

They’re blind, deaf and dumb.

Someone has to change

the shape of things to come!

My vision of Alaska’s future

Is that of a new state.

Unique within the history

of the world.

Using a system of voting

Designed to give each citizen

A real belonging within it.

Using a concept that has never been

Presented in the past.

Technology is what makes it work.

We now can create a system

Where each person has their own voting site.

Designed for communicating ideas

And relaying problems

Creating a new form of communication

To give each citizen the opportunity

To express their ideas.

And then by compiling similar ideas

We can make better decisions

Creating a quickly evolving system

Controlled strictly by the people.

Thus creating more firm decisions

For all to see and stand by.

Imagine all the people of the world

Living life for the future.

Peace is ours for the taking.

And now I’m back to where I began.

Whisper words of wisdom.

Live well and prosper.

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