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Ken Burns' America

by Greg Asimakoupoulos

Posted: October 4, 2009

But he won't be charged with arson!…

It seems that Ken burns constantly,
ablaze with creativity.
Our nation's parks now seem aglow
because of what he's done.

The treasures he's unearthed for us
are viewed by auto, train or bus.
Our priceless parks provide us with
a sense of our net worth.

Yosemite and Yellowstone,
(those sanctuaries we have known)
are sacred spaces where we hear
Creation's choir sing.

Denali and Death Valley, too,
remain untouched 'cause John Muir knew
that Mother Nature's holy ground.
This is our Father's world!

Grand Canyon vistas, Crater Lake's,
are works of art for Heaven's sake.
The Badlands even aren't that bad.
Good Lord, they're picturesque.

Mesa Verde, Mount Rainier
and The Great Smokies make it clear
that God has blessed America
with beauty rare indeed.

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Greg Asimakoupoulos (pronounced AWESOME-uh-COPE-uh-less) is an ordained minister, published author and a freelance news reporter with the Salem Radio Network.   Greg maintains a weekly column called Rhymes and Reasons on The Partial Observer,  which he graciously provides to SeniorLifestyle.

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Posted: October 4, 2009

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