Wish

Written by: Matthew Anish

I wish I could have 
     seen and heard Theodore Roosevelt , 
Eugene Debs and Calvin Coolidge 
    speak their minds 
I wish I could travel back
   in time to see Daniel Webster,
meet Lewis and Clark 
   I wish time was malleable 
And that we could travel back 
   to see Chaim Potok - J.R.R. Tolkien, 
the Lubavitcher rebbe, Martin Luther King
  But friend - you and I are trapped in the early 21st century 
       Let's try to make the 
most of it 
For as the Old Tentmaker knew "The moving finger writes - and having writ moves on....