Preoccupied

By ALAN SMITH,

Patriotism notwithstanding

No matter how many anthems we sing

Flags flying, fireworks shooting

Just whose horn are you tooting?

 

Pledge allegiance to whom it represents

All governments are heaven sent

Preoccupied

By ALAN SMITH,

Patriotism notwithstanding

No matter how many anthems we sing

Flags flying, fireworks shooting

Just whose horn are you tooting?

 

Pledge allegiance to whom it represents

All governments are heaven sent

Preoccupied

By ALAN SMITH,

i. My name is Bob. It’s short for Billy Bob. Actually my full name is Robert Elee White, III. I was named after that General of the Army of Northern Virginia. Just like everyone else in my family.

Preoccupied

By ALAN SMITH,

I have always been curious about the history of the earth and the people that came before us. Reading books about things, both speculative and factual, that went on in the very lands that we walk has been an ongoing passion.

Preoccupied

By ALAN SMITH,

"I pray Heaven to bestow the best of blessings on this house and on all that shall hereafter inhabit it. May none but honest and wise men ever rule under this roof?" John Adams in a letter to his wife, upon moving into the White House.

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