Photo in front of Capitol Hill building with individuals holding American flags.
Photo of individuals waving American flags. Photo courtesy of Ben Burgess / KStreetPhotographDC.com

Get your grubby hands
off of my dome:
Don’t you know it’s my
spiritual home?

Squawking, hawking
Sliming sacred shrines—
Your “freedoms” are no rarer
Than mine.

Those who revere
Shall stand right here—
Great fate, not hate
Shall persevere!

(Bene Deux Aquila…)