The Inauguration of Americans

Hopeful tears rolled down my British and my wife’s Fijian cheeks like streams that suddenly appears across a dried up desert after an unexpected rainfall.

I know our tears were mere drops in the ocean of the collective joyous tears shed not just in the US but around the world on January 20th, 2009.

I don’t know if you’ve ever visited the desert in the springtime; where no sign of life