Animous Uni State – erased from the Declaration of Independence
by Katherine Factor
When the human be comes one bands connect them the powers of the earth equal station to laws of nature nature’s God entitle them respect kind they impel truths to be self created endowed Creator with certain alien life happiness.
Deriving their just powers from ends, is the right institute new foundation to effect safety indeed changed experience disposed to right selves by abolishing forms A long train pursuing invariably the same design Absolute.
It is their right, it is their duty, to guard their future patient colonies; and such is now the necessity to alter form system The history present is a history of direct states. To prove this, candid assent to wholesome good.
Forbidden operation assent obtained; and so utterly attend accommodation districts relinquish representation formidable called together bodies places unusual distant depository of records, measure dissolved houses opposing firmness
Exercise time exposed to invasion from without convulsions within endeavored population; migration hither raising the conditions Will alone erected a multitude of new swarms their substance peace – independent power combined with others large bodies of us:
protecting inhabitants of these states: all parts of the world: imposing us consent: cases of benefits transporting us beyond seas to: free province, establishing therein – enlarging its boundaries so as to render fit instrument absolute colonies: altering fundamentally the forms declaring selves power to legislate protection – our seas, our coasts, towns, and lives . Time transporting large complete works parallel ages, total head
Fellow citizens take captive the high! Country, become friends and brethren, hands endeavored to bring on the inhabitants of our frontiers, Indians of all ages, sex conditions Every stage humble petitions answered only by prince character marked act of a free people.
We been wanting time to extend over us.
We have reminded them of the circumstances of our settlement here. We have appealed to native we have conjured hem ties of our kindred vow inevitably our connections correspond to the voice of justice and o We must hold them, as we hold kind peace friends.
We representatives of the assembled Supreme world Name united colonies right ought free absolved from all Crown all connection between them and Great Divine Providence, we mutually pledge Light
Katherine Factor is a graduate of the Iowa writers’ Workshop & lives in the eco-poetic desert mountains of Southern California where she teaches poetry to young artists.