03 August 2007

Dissolve Secede Start Over

from Cicero to the present day
the age old question has been
what's most needed to govern ourselves
better laws or better men ?

the answer is: why both, of course
but even more is needed
for the power to give and take destroys
when history goes unheeded

fewer laws more fairly applied
are the remedy in this hour
before the structure falls in on itself
from such accumulations of power

over 200 years the words were ignored
as the Leviathan was surely aborning
and thus 'tis probably far too late
to reflect upon Franklin's warning

what's coming next is inevitable
with perhaps but a short time to wait
the solution is dissolution
and starting over with a clean slate