Tuesday, January 20, 2009

Recipe for an Historic Inauguration

Take one republic, preheated by
Poverty and
Health care crises.
Blend worries, industry failures, job losses
Top with slashed budgets and crashing morale.
Mix dedicated candidates with
and Passion.
Nurture from deep grass roots
Seek hope, change, and motivation.
Beat at high speeds until competition peaks.
Organize. Volunteer. Vote.

Set aside to cool.
Season with Knowledge
Plans and Ideas
Fold in global perspective,
Authentic world view.
Ship by train to nation’s capital.
Set atop quality cabinet.

Serve with courage and inspiration.

photo credit: La Petite, at a rally last June


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Blogger Halibut said...

What a beautiful picture. And what is really amazing is that I think the lady with long hair with the microphone is a relative of yours.

1/20/2009 7:57 AM  
Blogger Deb said...

What a thoughtful and hope-filled essay. Well done.

1/20/2009 10:36 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

Beautiful post. However, I was hoping for something red, white and blue that I could make for dinner!

1/20/2009 11:27 AM  
Blogger Green Girl in Wisconsin said...

I am greedy. I want seconds already.

1/20/2009 12:00 PM  
Blogger Margaret Cloud said...

Now that is one great mixture, you did a great post, I liked it very much.

1/20/2009 5:54 PM  

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