The Sleeping Generation

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Those who came before us Forgot their mission — Dropped the torch, And while they were asleep Darkness clothed itself as light And again stole through the doors. As the children of those times Is it not we — Who, opening our eyes, Must surely learn to see And, stumbling — Awake to seize the prize? ... Alex Middleton

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