“My Election Journal: Will I Have the Courage?”

“…On the Long Island Expressway east towards home, green ocean waves I’ll never again take for granted, and my beautiful, funny girls; coming home from the battleground state of Pennsylvania via beloved war torn Manhattan, I open the windows wide, let in all carbon monoxide, the “Essential Leonard Cohen” blaring monotone romantic words about poverty, raciasm, war and the woman he loves…”

 

Kathy Engel, November 3, 2004

(on the announcement of Bush’s second term)

From  “My Election Journal: Will I Have the Courage?”

Published in Ruth’s Skirts