Tuesday, January 20, 2009

BLACK LIGHT by Stephen Durbin


I danced a dance once,

Lost, but with each other.

Cloaked in darkness,

Masked in ivory.

Hands stained pearls.

I held her in my arms,

As she held me in hers.

Finally, the curtain of life opened.

Once again, I am proud to be an American.

Stephen Durbin
January 20th, 2009
(written on the occasion of Obama's inauguration)

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