Tagged: united states

perhaps there are more

perhaps there are more
than two americas, maybe
a third, a fifth, a
two hundred and forty
second
america, given a
chance to
change
ever so often
.
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** in the absence of The Daily Post from WordPress, here’s your daily prompt: chance

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the state of the

the state of the
union is a self-
appraisal, an end
of the year
balancing
act between
tooting your own
horn and seeking
support. not
everyone can
be as colorful,
but we all agree,
the state of the union
must be strong
.
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here is our norman

first thing, saturday

first thing, saturday
morning, you take
the temperature
of our nation without
fail – another
shooting, another
breach, a familiar
unrest, a polished
contempt – i am
in the other room,
hanging on until
brunch, waiting
for a bloody peace
.
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to relent to

to relent to
this better
safe than sorry

foreign policy
is to realize
how far
we have strayed
from serving the
many
and how
easily greatness
can be redefined
.
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the act of standing

one man, one vote,