A Letter To Lincoln

     Election day is five days away, and if only…

Abraham Lincoln

Would you vote for him today, or the other guy?

A LETTER TO LINCOLN

                                        Dear Abe,

 I’m sorry to hear of your demise,

for, I wish to God, that you were here,

to set the nation straight and wise,

and guide us in these trying years.

*

 Oh yes, there’s still a war, that’s raging on,

and half the country’s split,

on staying, til the job is done,

and half, want just to quit.

*

 And race, it is an issue still,

though somewhat, more subdued,

but the fact, that of their own free will,

people still are crude.

*

 But, most of all, I’d like to say,

that here, and at this date, and hour,

if at your feet, again this lay,

what solutions, would you empower?

*

 I fear that nation, of which you spoke,

the one, of government of and by,

for the people all, and common folk,

is about to say goodbye.

*

 So, please take no offense, when I say to you,

that, the lawyers and politicians,

are responsible, for the failure true,

of and by and for, their own volition.

                Sorrowfully yours,

                Jack Downing

Sept. 2009

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Copyright© Jack Downing, aka Jake @poemsandponderings.wordpress.com. All rights reserved. Contents may not be reprinted or disseminated in any manner without the expressed written consent of the author. JRD 11/2/12

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Hearth and Health are wonderful things and if you're without either such sorrow that brings So I cannot express enough thanks to my Lord and to my family and friends for the support you afford! ~Jack Downing~
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2 Responses to A Letter To Lincoln

  1. great stuff need fdr too

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