cheryl davis miller

Rookie - 12 Points (2/26/57 / America)

Responsibility


Madame for the outcome of Benghazi
you ' take responsibility.'
I wish you would take the time to explain
what those words really mean to me.

Does it mean you failed to answer the calls
sent often from that far off place?
Then stood by and sent another to lie
for the President to save face?

What promise did you receive for your part
in that horrible act of shame?
How do you gaze in the mirror without
ever feeling this deep disdain;

of the many people who feel you failed
the office we trusted you to?
We shall always remember Benghazi
every time that we think of you.

We all come to the end of life Madame
to stand before God Almighty.
I pray you'll have reconciled with Him then
and repented for Benghazi.


c.d.m.1/22/14

Submitted: Tuesday, February 11, 2014
Edited: Wednesday, February 12, 2014
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