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Leonard Cohen – Democracy:

It’s coming from the sorrow in the street,
the holy places where the races meet;
from the homicidal bitchin’
that goes down in every kitchen
to determine who will serve and who will eat.
From the wells of disappointment
where the women kneel to pray
for the grace of God in the desert here
and the desert far away:
Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.

Posted this snippet as part of a comment I made on John Perry Barlows blog BarlowFriendz: Terrorism and Democracy in Madrid

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