Yeats

Turning and turning in the widening gyre
The falcon cannot hear the falconer;
Things fall apart; the center cannot hold;
Mere anarchy is loosed upon the world,
The blood-dimmed tide is loosed, and everywhere
The ceremony of innocence is drowned;
The best lack all conviction, while the worst
Are full of passionate intensity.
— From
The Second Coming

Referenced by Helen Caldicott  founder of Physicians for Social Responsibility,

at Poetry Foundation.

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~ by iwhist on November 10, 2009.

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