A relative sent this to me along with apologies to the poet and I add apologies to what once was the America I love.

The following is a poem by Percy Bysshe Shelley titled “Ozymandias”.  Nothing has been changed but the name.

I met a traveler from an antique land who said:
 Two vast and trunkless legs of stone stand in the desert.
Near them, on the sand, half sunk, a shattered visage lies, whose frown,
and wrinkled lip, and sneer of cold command,
tell that its sculptor well those passions read which yet survive,
stamped on these lifeless things,
 the hand that mocked them and the the heart that fed:
And on the pedestal these words appear:
“My name is Obamandias, king of kings;
Look on my works, ye Mighty and despair!”
Nothing beside remains. Round the decay
 of that colossal wreck, boundless and bare,
the lone and level sands stretch far away…

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