At a time when
the world has misplaced its contact —
When the despot and the democrat
fail to resolve their strife, bringing struggle and struggling overseas —
When the fired gun and the flaming globe
now declare lives with the callousness of most cancers at house —
When the younger man’s beer breath and profane phrase
take type as a brand new type of polluted air in our neighborhoods —
When the human impulse for rebelliousness and momentary highs
replaces Dignity, Grace, and Obligation —
There appears to be just one supply of salvation.
Bejeweled, glimmering defiantly regardless of the day’s spring downpour
It takes the type of a mere accent upon Charles’ peppered head.
A supplier of some semblance of hope for a extra level-headed world union.
Cameron Hines is a sophomore within the faculty of Industrial & Labor Relations. He might be reached at [email protected]. Feedback might be despatched to [email protected]. Visitor Room runs periodically this semester.