People Are a People by Design

Music: Prelude & Fugue 12.
By Johann Sebastian Bach.
Performed by John Lewis Grant at Free Music Archive
under a Creative Commons: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives license.


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People are a people by design,
Embracing who they were by who they are.
So does history become a meal,
A ritual that makes a memory real,
Calcifying what, beyond the bar,
Has not the substance of a glass of wine.

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