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Treading Water

Treading hard in a sea of lies With anchor feet and foggy eyes, Can we yet float another day With no ship to take us away? When seas were calm, we saw the shore. With swelling seas, we see no more Midst waves of tergiversation That inundate our great nation. Flotsam and jetsam next us ride, Floating, helpless, on surging tide; The framework of Old Ironsides Drifts to history’s rocks abide. Its hardy hull to wormwood turned While loud progressive termites churned As our silence helped drown our dreams With flailing freedom’s gurgling screams.

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Date: 2/11/2020 5:25:00 PM
Very good writing. I loved how you made this form I like so much shine.
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