Democracy

by Leonard Cohen (1934-2016)
It's coming through a hole in the air,
from those nights in Tiananmen Square. 
It's coming from the feel
that it ain't exactly real,
or it's real but it ain't exactly there.
From the wars against disorder,
from the sirens night and day,
from the fires of the homeless,
from the ashes of the gay:
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.

Published by Robin

I'm a retired journalist who still has stories to tell. This seems to be a good place to tell them.

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