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Following the Dissolution of the Union

I remember my childhood in the good ol' USA
Fireworks at the lakefront every Independence Day
But that all was concluded twenty years ago today
The Union was dissolved

It simply was decided we could live toge'r no more
No armies took to battlefields, there was no Civil War
You'd think the dream so spoken of would be worth fighting for 
But the Union was dissolved

Former states combined and formed alliances anew
Some banners wave above in Red and others fly the Blue
That the Stars and Stripes would last forever ne'er could it be true
So the Union was dissolved

Some abolished taxes and declared abortion banned
Established Christianity the faith of all their land 
They placed their trust in Jesus and the Invisible Hand
When the Union was dissolved

Others turned their economies over to the State
Said they'd guarantee equality and put an end to hate
Imagine all the dreamers thinking wouldn't it be great
When the Union is dissolved

Nary a former state now has a strong economy
Most of their resources go to field their own army
Twenty years removed and hardly anyone is free
'Cause the Union was dissolved

June 5, 2017

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