27 Mar '13, 8am

@MizHalle @notabilia - yeah. I had same reaction. Hence:

America asked the poets, What am I? pressing in with eyes puzzled and agape; How could they answer? They does not know what it is, any more than you. Is it the sum of hopeful colors splashed against porch and backyard, across the riverbank and from watchful towers? Is it the necessary ground? The canyons? The lost prairies? The mountains and vineyards? The blessed pantry of the Lord? Could this be the promised land? Where John Deere roams freer than bison? Or is it a cypher, a statistic And it means, capturing share in large markets and small markets Selling among black folks as among white; CNN, Coke, McDonalds, Microsoft, giving them the same, receiving from them the same. And now it seems the unlettered syllables of all our lost names. O you receive so many muttering channels! America where is Amana on your TV screen? Where are the Meskwaqie, who wait for your flag to p...

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