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Candor of Robot Rancor

By p.d.adams, published on Feb 26, 2012

So, she believes, they are bent on the idea of staying on solid ground intellectually. Let it be. Their high and mighty algorithms create go-for-glory blips, making a distinguishable existence the only way to experience life (can simple blips allow any escape from the silliness of their stillness?)

Yes, that's the way she would create her little realities--independent entities that are actually dependent on each other for their uniqueness.

The simple taking of responsibility for an unknown future is surely bravery, right? It would make her brave. It could be her true contribution... (more)

Tags: religion, education, family, health, death, entertainment, friendship, creativity, society, culture, inspiration, science fiction, technology, history, computer, sci fi, drama, dementia, data, robot

The Last Engine

By p.d.adams, published on Feb 24, 2012

It starts. There is a probability across the spectrum that smaller singularities exist under the history books beneath shiny office windows.

Myriads of biosensor bots of high solubility and low toxicity amass in arrays of eiganstates across the architecture. They disguise themselves as companions in a friendly competition.

The willingness is there to wait in silent urgency, and then to lead forward into the mist as distant church bells call across tall grass toward a foggy future.

The warning was against fame.

It puts stagnation aside and searches... (more)

Tags: religion, health, death, society, culture, future, science fiction, technology, censorship, computer, drug, medical, scifi, spectrum, biosensor, data, cooperation, algorithm, engine

The Dust - Apathy in life exposes your cracks

By D. Sager, published on Feb 10, 2012

...falling, your supposed to feel. Your not.

You see prayers offered, your suppose to do that. Your not.

You see life passing, your supposed to do something. Your not.

And worst of all, you just don't care. I mean you really, really, don't care. About anything.

Its a death you feel in every little crack of your soul.

Like dust collecting, its death in the small areas of your life.

But wait you walking dead! Be encouraged!

There is life again, a spring cleaning as it were, from the dust of death in your life.

You must quiet yourself and ... (more)

Tags: sex, death, tears, mental health, happy, soul, abuse, desire, spring, success, substance abuse, lust, dead, pray, voice, quiet, crack, prayers

Requiem

By Warlie Zambales Diaz, published on Feb 4, 2012

Reverberations

of church bells ringing.

Heralds

the farewell of a shattered heart.

Lamentations

for restless nights of agony.

Fragrance

of demise dominates the atmosphere.

Tears

overflow in the inauspicious gulf.

Heart

departs in darkness.

Soul

ascends to the heaven for eternal rest.

Mourning

for the love left beyond time.

Reverberations

of church bells ringing.

Heralds

the farewell of a shattered heart.

Lamentations

for restless nights... (more)

Tags: love, death, darkness, eternity, requiem, heartbroken, eternal rest, neverending love, lamentations

A Silent Wave

By Betty B., published on Jan 18, 2012

A silent wave rushing inside my heart Your hand leading me so far we won't depart Your voice I heard in away that's taking me far Into a silent wave rushing inside my heart.

Oh the thrill it was to hear your voice so silent as I opened up to you so wonderful this silent wave rushing inside my heart

I was searching for a answer to a question for so long there it was a silent wave rushing inside my heart

Your voice Lord, in ways I never found a silent whisper so very loud inside my heart the silent wave replied to me your love is so divine..

So when the shattered dreams... (more)

Tags: love, death, bible, heart, water, nature, sky, pray, wave, listen

The Legacy of a Street Kid – Part II.

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 28, 2011

The story continues...

During a visit to Wender’s family, the year after his tragic death, I discovered there was a new, but unexpected member in the family; a beautiful little girl. Not recalling Wender’s mother being pregnant on my earlier visits that year I really wondered where this sweet little angel had come from.

On asking about her, Wender’s mother simply replied: “Look a little closer and tell me what immediately comes to mind...”

My answer was the inevitable question: “Wender...?”

....and Wender it was!

That young rascal that we all missed so much... (more)

Tags: brazil, child, death, children, poverty, kids, social, hope, risk, street children, brasil, forsaken people, streets, boys, street kids, abandoned, at risk, impoverished, neglect

The Legacy of a Street Kid – Part I.

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 25, 2011

...after Wender had tried to remove the much older guy from their underground “den”. The trafficker had been abusing and attempted to rape a nine-year old friend of Wender and he merely wanted to protect the boy. The drug trafficker attacked him but was met with equal force and stabbed to death by the other boys in the den, including Wender.

The episode resulted in some serious consequences for Wender and he was sent to the juvenile reform and detention centre (FEBEM), but a later appeal by my organization backed by witness statements from the other street children present... (more)

Tags: brazil, child, death, children, poverty, kids, social, hope, risk, street children, brasil, forsaken people, streets, boys, street kids, abandoned, at risk, impoverished, neglect

How...? Who...? Why...?

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 13, 2011

...the back seat of the killer’s car together with his 11-year old street colleague, Julio César, only to be rushed off to the chosen killing grounds just a few hundred metres from our street kids recuperation centre in the urban outskirts of the city.

Claudiney’s sudden and unexpected death just five months after his younger brother’s killing seemed a mystery for those who didn’t know him better.

Causes…..?..?..?

I have pondered on those ever since that dreaded afternoon when they called me at home to say that he had been hurt, but how bad it was nobody could... (more)

Tags: brazil, child, death, children, poverty, kids, social, hope, risk, street children, brasil, forsaken people, streets, boys, street kids, abandoned, at risk, impoverished, neglect

Last Conversation...

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 9, 2011

... I still regret that decision....

A few days later they had ran away and it was during the night on that decisive day, that Roney and his street colleague at the time, 11-year old Júlio César, were attacked by cold-blooded, street kid killers, who cowardly beat them up, strangled them to death and dumped them in the woods. At that time, nobody other than the killers knew about the killing.

Can you imagine my uncomfortable feeling when the police also called me at the end of that same week, in their attempts to identify the bodies of two young boys who had been murdered and... (more)

Tags: child, death, children, poverty, kids, murder, risk, streets, boys, abandoned, impoverished, underprivileged

So Fragile is a Street Kid’s Life...

By Gregory John Smith, published on Dec 5, 2011

To emphasize the problems of police brutality in Brazil, Amnesty International had stated in a report published just before the incident:

"From prison cells in Brazil and Peru to police stations in Mexico and the United States, scores of men, women and children are tortured every day, in spite of national and international laws, and their torturers continue to walk free. Amnesty International's new report highlights the countries where torture inflicted by state officials is widespread or persistent. Brazil is one such country, and the case of fifteen-year-old José is an example: arrested... (more)

Tags: brazil, death, peace, children, kids, murder, violence, social, true story, blood, brasil, forsaken people, streets, streetkids, streetchildren, boys, homicide, shot, tragic

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