Beneath the thin, wind-tousled white hair
There was hope, there was compassion, there was justice
The authenticity of these embraceable goods was solid
An authenticity validated thru decades of demonstration
Sadly, like famed aviatrix, Earhart - hope took wing into Oblivion
Against odds unforeseen, our intrepid hero fell short
The agony of the aftermath is searing pains to the heart
We came SO CLOSE to civility and tolerance and empathy
So close to handing the country to the people who rightfully own it
And THEN..... to have it all disappear into the abyss.
An abyss formed by the catalysts of selfishness and deceit.
Sorrow and despair are inadequate descriptors as we watch this country torn to shreds.
If this whack-o presidunce is in undeniable violation of laws regarding his non-distancing from his business empire - WHEN does someone call him on it? He shouldn't be writing EOs or even sitting in the oval office, but all I hear is whimpering and discontent.
WHO.... might I ask, could serve papers on this charlatan? Anybody?
This apology is to the many and amazingly intellectual characters we collectively refer to as the Founding Fathers (and the women of these visionaries as well). It's also an apology to the brave men and women who courageously gave their all in defense of the ideals the Founding Fathers had hammered into guiding documents. Documents flush with ideals to use as compass points to a better and fairer community. Thirdly, this apology calls out to the staunchly defiant souls who've battled for civil rights for humankind around the globe and especially here at home.
My apology is to all the aforementioned for my failure to ably honor your efforts and sacrifices. I openly confess that I did what I could, only to realize it hadn't been enough. While I wasn't alone in this shortfall, I can only rightfully apologize for my own failings. George, Thomas, Benjamin, John, James, Alexander - I am sorry. I, along with others of my strata and mindset, have allowed our free republic to morph into an oligarchy. We're now at the mercy of a minuscule percentage of our populace. Cold-hearted sorts this fetid minority - with multiple bank accounts - undue freedom from prosecution and not one bit of heart. They're veritable Scrooges who've never had to deal with the aftermaths of their greedy and unhindered plunder.
And to further worsen the situation, our citizens of today have enabled a gilded buffoon to the highest office of the land who's half pied piper and half village idiot. I'm truly ashamed for our country, that it could be so brazenly hoodwinked by a crazed charlatan. There's not adequate words to describe the emptiness that occupies my soul because of these developments. I only hope those I've apologized to can sense the sincerity of my plea for forgivance whether or not they feel obliged to extend such.
Profile InformationName: Robert
Hometown: SE Michigan
Home country: USA
Current location: Visalia, California
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