#6

The States were becoming more stupid?

Enjoying just football and Cupid?

Suppose that's not bad

but be sure you've been had

when the Climate's last hopes are uprooted.

 

#4

Far from the shadows he yearned

and wondered if he'd really learn

anything new

of red-white-and blue

or all the brown bodies returned

 

#5

Don said "Flag burning's verboten!

You'll go to prison!  That's certain!"

He tweeted the cause:

1st Amendment pause

"Erode People's Rights!" his assertion

 

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I know you are waiting for my response to the murder of Philando Castile, and I am working on a spoken piece for him.  It will post as a Radio Leigh contribution, hopefully in about another week or two.  Meantime, a recent post by SARAH MARSH through Krista Tippett's ON BEING site was brought to my attention this morning.  It's titled As A Nation, Where Do We Stand?  In it Marsh talks about a standing presence, solid as a mountain, and quotes Elie Wiesel....

 

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