Based on a movement by hippies to take over Delaware back in the day
The hippies shouldof taken over
Lord de la Warr’s state ,
couldof in the iconic 60’s.
Longed to take over a small, beautiful paradise.
Free love, anti-war, peace symbols,
psychedelic buses, hitchhiking environmental hearts,
White Rabbit, Sgt. Pepper trippy music,
long-haired, braless, dirty jeans, tie-dyed shirts,
non-bathed, sandaled feet selves
to that state,
teach the Fighting Blue Hen meditation
so she would mellow out.
Wanted to create an Eden in the East,
fresh water rivers, pristine forests, fertile soil,
paradise of small towns,
first site of log cabins,
first to ratify the Constitution,
stirring Underground Railroad history.
Small enough to conquer at the ballot box,
legislate total freedom,
no need for guns,
place a flower in the voting booth,
smile as you left.
Why didn’t we?
Originally published in Soft Cartel