From Asphodel That Greeny Flower by William Carlos Williams.
the problem, of course, isn't the Democratic System,
living parts which make up the Democratic System.
the next person you pass on the street,
3 or 4 or 30 or 40 million
and you will know
why things remain non-functional
for most of
I wish I had a cure for the chess pieces
we call Humanity...
we've undergone any number of political
and we all remain
foolish enough to hope
that the one on the way
will cure almost
the problem never was the Democratic
System, the problem is
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