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.“...while democracy can be periodically delayed,
It can never be permanently defeated.
In this truth, in this faith we trust.
For while we have our eyes on the future,
History has its eyes on us.”

From the Inaugural poem "The Hill We Climb", Amanda Gorman

in the morning
we shower put on work clothes
and walk into the next room
to work on self-erasure
day and night mean little nows
are shaking the jello cube of time

From "The City" by Andrei Codrescu

We are a Queens-bred Italian-
American governor straightening
the state’s spine. Daily. We are
an African-American borough
president from Brooklyn handing
out gloves to black folks who are
falling farthest and fastest

From "We Are" by David Mills

If I were a less sane person I would probably stalk
Zoey Deschanel. After stalking her from nine to five,
I would come back home to my wife and daughter
and tell them about my day. “I stalked Zoey, but I

From "Made in America" by Jose Padua