Sunday, July 4, 2010

Wish I'd Written That

I do believe you'd laid a curse on North America!
A curse that we here now rehearse in Philadelphia!
A second Flood, a simple famine,
Plagues of locusts everywhere,
Or a cataclysmic earthquake,
I'd accept with some despair.
But, no, you've sent us Congress -
Good God, Sir, was that fair?

John Adams (as written by Sherman Edwards), 1776

Happy Independence Day, everyone!

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