What’s New


What’s news today

Is not the White House

Another administration might agree

It’s seventy-one

People who died when a plane in

Russia crashed


Adversaries, allies

Doesn’t matter

For all should be allied

In tragedy, in prayer

In all recoveries that must



This trumps all

Care or not

Doesn’t matter to lives lost

But to help those who must live

Can’t restore the loss

Can promise a


If we are there to say it

For some, that would be new to hear,

New to do


C L Couch