Speechless Thursday


“On some great and glorious day the plain folks of the land will reach their heart’s desire at last, and the White House will be adorned by a downright moron.”

~ H. L. Mencken (1880-1956)

As yet I cannot comprehend 
     the ills that have been ordained,
          nor how they came to be,
               nor how anyone justifies these creeds.

As yet I cannot see a way
to fight these ills that threaten me,      
     that threaten us,
          and our children
               and their children,
and this innocent Earth
     with the bounty she so selflessly shares
          while we systematically poison her.

As yet I cannot rightly communicate
my utter, utter dismay.

So for today
     as I struggle to comprehend,
         as I struggle for words,
              as I struggle to fathom a response,

I will honor my speechlessness
     and I will weep.

About Maggie C

Stained glass artist, writer, respecter of life.
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5 Responses to Speechless Thursday

  1. Peggy Lemmer says:

    Such profound speechlessness. Our dilemma; fight or flight. We’ll ponder options, but not tonight. 😦

    Liked by 1 person

  2. You are far from speechless with these words. Thank you for sharing.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. Peggy Lemmer says:

    Not unexpected but sad.

    Liked by 1 person

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