Happy Independence Day !
To my friends across the Ocean:
may this day of bright emotion
be more than a festive notion,
or abusing of some potion;
it is not one day's devotion
for a mercantile promotion.
Think about your true vocation,
and, whatever your location,
don't forget, it is your nation,
nature's gifts and life's pulsation;
while your people seeks salvation,
there's some space for contemplation!