America, cross the sea
Jerusalem, watching me
In Africa, with long round coast
In China, mit einem sanften ‘Prost!’
It’s everywhere we may be
Who can this Evil business stop?
A field of clovers sidely flops
Who’ll carry us to better worlds?
A dash of legwork a jig construes
We all together can all
the Evil altogether halt.
linked histories, shaped by whips
and shackles loosed and slipped;
as one, answering the call,
our many voices, shapes, and hues.
Editor’s Note: “mit einem sanften ‘Prost'” is “with a soft ‘cheers!'” in German.
Language most likely chosen because (1) it is a non-English-language the author easily speaks; & (2) “Prost!” rhymes with “coast”.