I thought it would be fun to watch Joe Biden reprieve us all from the monster who absconded with the White House silver this morning. You know… Follow Twitter and Facebook. Watch CNN coverage. That sort of thing. Then digest it all into a blog post.
I did not properly plan for the emotional response
and the deleterious effects of tears of joy on a keyboard.
Nor did I anticipate all the distractions…
which began well before the ceremony.
Bernie Sanders becomes a meme.
Lady Gaga is a distraction by definition.
Conjecture on the Message
Hair as metaphor
Then there are the personal issues.
So these are the people we elected.
To reiterate: Kamala!
Then the speech.
And if that weren’t enough, Amanda Gorman steals the stage!
And finally, it’s over…
© Elizabeth Anker 2021