Sixty-Seven

Music: Fugue in B Minor for Organ.
By J.S. Bach. Sequenced by Jim Michmerhuizen.

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Sixty-seven is a man of dreams,
Invested purely in what ought to be,
X-ing out the barriers to will
That make it hard to see what one would see.
Years need not accomplish much, it seems.

So does his passion sing like swollen streams
Enveloping the islands that agree,
Vast armies of the afternoon, who still
Elect to hope their fighting words might free,
Not slaves, but those whom self-respect redeems.





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