THE PRESIDENCY: Wanted: a Poem

"What this country needs is a great poem. Something to lift people out of fear and selfishness. Every once in a while someone catches words out of the air and gives a nation an inspiration. We need something to raise our eyes beyond the immediate horizon. A great nation can't go along just watching its feet. I'd like to see something simple enough for a child to spout in school on Fridays. I keep looking for it but I don't see it. Sometimes a great poem can do more than...

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