SEE YOU AT THE POLLS

See You at the Polls

I read
The Wall Street Journal
And
The New York Times;
I watch CNN
And FOX.
I listened to
Romney and Obama
At both Conventions.

I have some
Work to do
Inside
As I listen and learn
What is mine to do.

The more I listen
To both sides of
Our most divided
Congress in my lifetime,
The more I commit
To
Discern and
Seek
An Inner Stance
That
Provides Attitudes
And Perspectives
That enhance
Our highest good.

I have heard the voices
Of every Presidential candidate
And elected President
Since FDR.

I once thought
That issues were
Black or white
With no gray
Sandwiched
In between.

Time and Life
And my hard won
Experience
Have released me
From the
Inviting illusions
Of absolute
Political clarity
Or
The naïve expectations
That
One Person
alone
Or One Party
alone
Has the power
To transform
Our country
And heal
Our woes.

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