Posts Tagged ‘farewell

25
Jan
17

Our Ability To Create Change

20
Jan
17

President Obama’s Final Farewell Address

15
Jan
17

Signed. Sealed. Delivered.

12
Jan
17

A Heartfelt Tribute For An Amazing Vice President

11
Jan
17

#FarewellAddress: A Call To Action

11
Jan
17

Our Ability To Create Change

10
Jan
17

Yes We Can. Yes We Did. Yes We Can.

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10
Jan
17

President Obama’s Farewell Address

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9PM EST

10
Jan
17

Orator In Chief

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Jacqueline OBoomer: Orator-in-Chief

He wrote what he saw “in Lincoln’s eyes”
And to some of us reading it was no surprise
That we were certainly in for a treat
When Barack H. Obama rose to his feet
Remember when we heard him speak
At that Democratic National Convention
His remarks got rave reviews in ’04
Much more than honorable mention

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And during his first presidential campaign
When we craved to hear him even more
Remember he told us that we … we …
Were the ones we’d been waiting for
When he cajoled we’re ” … a nation of immigrants …
… strangers once, too,” he stood tall
Prodding us to come together as one, for
“Embracing tribe dooms us all”
From his loftiest words heard in a consoling speech:
“Faith doesn’t mean that you don’t have doubt”

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To his hysterically funny two words to the press:
“Obama, Out!”
Sometimes he delivered oration in a hymn
Often his words caught us all on fire
This man seems to have come out of history
In colonial days, he’d have been a town crier
We love this man, his mind, voice, and tone
We see he’s armed us better than we were before
And when we wonder if we’ll be able to go it alone
We whisper we are the ones we’ve been waiting for
And isn’t that the proof of the orator he’s been
And the fact we seldom see his kind
We’re not sure which of our heartstrings he pulled
But we know he also left his words in our minds
And this year we thank him
Genuinely, without measure
For being Orator-in-Chief
And our national treasure

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09
Jan
17

The President Reflects




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