Flash,

a nightfall fierce winds beset us

rivers rose across states

bridges collaspe

people fall beneath mainstreet

washed away.

 

Snow obscures detail 

to defeafness,

men debate jobs,

and victory in votes

means little.

Change?

food in their hands

would be change

warmth not weapons

would be change,

A Seine free,

a rio released,

million pregnant women

left to birth.

 

that would be change.

 

20 Dec 08

Dave

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