645 The Constitution 12-17-16 (go to 580 for key word search)

Showing a little wear lately
but still the strong, bolted on
hinge of the see-saw.

Though creaking sometimes,
like an aging History Prof,
who knows more than his whole department,
but just takes a little longer to get it straightened out,

able, still,
to hold together the playgrounds most finicky apparatus:

the teeter-totter.

Where us kids learned the art of
our weight
their wishes,
our wants
their worries,
and the fun and fairness of a mutually arranged compromise for
levitation and dangling

About Ken Greenman

Married and Happy. Retired and busy. Living in NC. 71 and counting. December 12, 2020 and it's 72! ... I would love some written comments, critiques, adulation or kind suggestions.... If you have the time and or inclination, please feel free! Not in fear but by faith. We will see. See you later! If you ever want to talk for real, email me and I will send you my cell number.... I am enjoying this!
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