• The Song of the Orator

    by Iyla Ollinger

    He steps to the podium as a bird flies to the tallest limb of a tree

    It is at that point that they both realize that the world is scattered in front of them

    One sees thousands of people, himself beside the solemn Abe

    The other sees the sun’s rays piercing the tree as it rises

    He begins to speak with a deep commanding tone

    She opens her beak and sings the sweetest song

    They use sound to inspire others – to show them what life can be

    Together, they share the language of new beginnings

    posted to Cedar Street Times on March 20, 2009

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