From The Gettysburg Address to The Getties Burg Addy. Part IX.

Posted by Buck68 on August 12th, 2011 filed in Uncategorized

by Buck68™, August 12th, 2011
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But, in a larger sense, we can not dedicate
— we can not consecrate
— we can not hallow — this ground.

If those backwards Americans then
–so divided yet united under God
–half slave and half free yet all fighting for others’ freedom

Could not hallow, could not consecrate – that ground
How can we?

So SEPARATED
From every larger sense …than ME?

Me – consumed by my every need,
Inflamed by my every greed and self-pity …to blame.

Diversity desecrates consecrate,
Diversity hollows hallow.

Diversity by whatever name,
Diversity by every game.

Thus every interpretation
Is lying in gestation.


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