There she stood,
outside the Capitol Building
recently bombed and blasted
by the Weather Underground.
Old news footage in a documentary
at a 1972 press conference proclaiming
we didn't do it! - but we dug it.
Falsely accused of a crime -
a crime we didn't commit
yet were committed too.
She looked so cute in her painted face,
the essential hippie chick of yesteryear
with flashing eyes looking into the future -
which is today.
And now with silver hair and echoing eyes
always walking next to the history of herself
twice as good for the cost of time.
© 2003 - Stew Albert