Tuesday, November 6, 2012

in the middle of the night

 This from the Denver Post:

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 I hope so. 

I wonder if it's possible to heal the divide in our country?

I hoped that Obama would do that 4 years ago. I hoped the pendulum would swing back toward unity. I feel I've been pouring my days into living in that gap, trying to bridge it, but I just feel stretched. And maybe like I've been fooling myself that some differences can ever be resolved when both sides are so increasingly and ignorantly hateful. 

It's like being caught in the middle of an especially toxic divorce.

Four years ago I sang about hope.  Today . . . I'm just looking for the sun to rise.


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