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Friday, July 2, 2010

July drabbles - 2

I remember November, remember remembering “gunpowder, treason and plot,” shooting our fireworks high in the autumn sky, into clouds, into night. There’s smoke of fire and cold of wind, the crackle of flame and the cackle of children all crying their joy the game. And there’s the “Guy.”

But in summer when evenings are long and the sky stays light way into the night, that’s when American’s light their fire, remembering victorious rebellion while we, in November, remember rebellion that failed to ignite.

We remember and we keep faith with the guy till the day we might need him again.

1 comment:

Donna M. McDine said...

Interesting.

Best wishes for a happy 4th of July!