O Lord, I know it’s only an election Not worthy of such woe and trepidation, For see I after further calm reflection It may not sway so strongly the direction Of where my home is heading as a nation Perhaps accepting soon a course correction. Yet even if it’s sailing straight toward rocks To splinter … Read moreElection’s Eve III — Reflective Waters
O Lord, I do not know what I should ask. For issues this immense what’s my request? I gaze on oceanic throes and gasp — I scarcely comprehend a thing so vast. The interlocking machinating wills Of men and women clashing in great halls On television, voices sharp and shrill — The sea of foaming … Read moreElection’s Eve II – What Should I Ask?
O Lord, I must confess I’m terrified To see what our election day will yield. With trepidation I am petrified; To face what fate befalls my joints are steeled. My God, my king, where will this vessel head? What ocean dark and deep? What wild shore? What strait of jagged rock and whirpool dread? Get further … Read moreElection’s Eve I — A Confession