Robert C. Merriman

LAMENTATIONS – 1

Ours was a high decade,
A decade of dreams.
We were to ask not;
We were to bear any burden;
We were to pay any price.

We accepted the torch passed
By the generation which bore us,
The generation that saved the world.

We, too, would save the world.
We would save the world
From …
Ah, yes, from the evils
Of…