Description 'It's coming through a hole in the air,From those nights in Tiananmen Square.It's coming from the feelThat this ain't exactly real,Or it's real, but it ain't exactly there.From the wars against disorder,From the sirens night and day,From the fires of the homeless,From the ashes of the gay:Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.It's coming through a crack in the wallOn a visionary flood of alcoholFrom the staggering accountOf the Sermon on the MountWhich I don't pretend to understand at all.It's coming from the silenceOn the dock of the bay,From the brave, the bold, the batteredHeart of ChevroletDemocracy is coming to the U.S.A.It's coming from the sorrow in the street,The holy places where the races meetFrom the homicidal bitchin'That goes down in every kitchenTo determine who will serve and who will eat.From the wells of disappointmentWhere the women kneel to prayFor the grace of God in the desert hereAnd the desert far away:Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.Sail on, sail onO mighty Ship of State!To the Shores of NeedPast the Reefs of GreedThrough the Squalls of HateSail on, sail on, sail on, sail on.It's coming to America first,The cradle of the best and of the worst.It's here they got the rangeAnd the machinery for changeAnd it's here they got the spiritual thirst.It's here the family's brokenAnd it's here the lonely sayThat the heart has got to openIn a fundamental way:Democracy is coming to the U.S.A.It's coming from the women and the men.O baby, we'll be making love again.We'll be going down so deepThe river's going to weep,And the mountain's going to shout Amen!It's coming like the tidal floodBeneath the lunar sway,Imperial, mysterious,In amorous arrayDemocracy is coming to the U.S.A.Sail on, sail on I'm sentimental, if you know what I meanI love the country but I can't stand the scene.And I'm neither left or rightI'm just staying home tonight,Getting lost in that hopeless little screen.But I'm stub
I.M. Spadecaller, Clearwater Member Since March 2010 Artist Statement Welcome to Spadecaller's Galleries.
About the Artist: Spadecaller (Matt Schwartz) is the pseudonym he uses for his visual art, writing, poetry, and video creations; initially, the name came about by his direct approach on subjects that focus on humanitarian issues that impact our world today. He's known to call a spade a spade.
In the late 1950’s, Spadecaller’s formal training in traditional oil painting techniques commenced. He was eight years old, when he started private painting lessons. Through considerable personal sacrifice, his mother, who has since passed away, nurtured his artistic talents and provided him with many of the tools and circumstances to launch his creative journey. Memories of art exhibitions in New York City that his mother introduced him to continue to motivate his quest for excellence. Spadecaller attended The School of Visual Arts in New York City (1970-71), and during the 70's up until the late 80's, he exhibited acrylic and oils in Montreal and New York. As a realist painter, he strives to capture the beauty of nature and the soul of humankind. Due to the onset of chronic illness in the late nineties and with the advent of image editing software, he turned to creating digital hand painted images, mixed media and photographic art - fusing these into an art form worthy of the same gratification that he had once found in oils.
- Spadecaller (Matt Schwartz)
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