the people’s land, again

Glancing at the headlines
this AM I see
the Dems have at least
taken a few seats back,
maybe enough to give
them a majority vote
in the house.

I sang
“This Land Is Your Land”
to myself as
I rode my bike
downtown — I got
choked up
and started to cry.

Maybe it will be
the people’s land again,

— David Byrne, 11.7-8.06: Election day

Published in: on November 9, 2006 at 9:38 pm  Leave a Comment  

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