marbled with politics of years past
It's my Honor to Introduce....
carpet blue of patterns and parallels
I'd like to announce my candidancy...
flags that don't wave, their stars and seals stoic and still
royal blue, maroon
the room bursts with undeserved laughter
The Fabric of America.
Thank You, Senator.
Titanic, Watergate, Iran-Contra
the patriotic, the banal
all heard here on repeat
Please Join Me in Welcoming...
the muffins stale on the outskirts
eyes wander to the chandelier, crystals
but no cyrstal balls
no way to know
what else this room will see
the repeat, the parallels
but with new faces, new stars, fresh applause
new pant suits warming the cotton fibers
of the deep red chairs
vacuumed blue carpet
Thank You So Much for Allowing me the Opportunity to Speak
go forth and govern