Friday, July 04, 2008

For Whose Benefit

a sense of euphoria and hope in a nation
a nation eager to shed the legacy
Paradise, nirvana, must be something very close

the word "Free" in capital letters
a few speeches and some folk songs.
conflict and generalized despair.

left-wing insurgency has been fatally weakened
fatally weakened after it was duped
shed the legacy of more

-- Glenn R. Frantz

Former hostage gets to hug her children after six years
'Nirvana' in Bogota for freed hostage
France awaits return of its cause célèbre

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