Verse IV

She's Learned
some hard lessons
Even made
Some confessions
That all
Mankind hould be
Equal and free
And so with that
Formula
Made Doug Wilder
Governor
Now we all are
One
There is work to be
Done
More victories to be
Won

While Virginia has been the leader of much good, it unfortunately has had the unpleasant distinction of being the first to introduce slavery to our Country. It was a hard lesson for Virginia. She has repented, and acknowledged equality for all people...

clouds broke
Wilder

info on forgiveness(mayweforgive.com).....
......and went about reclaiming her reign as Victor by becoming the first state to elect an African American Governor.

Virginia continues to set a good precedent in equality for all Virginians. O Virginia is now positioned to lead our Country in this 21st Century in pursuit of other victories to be won.

Verse V

The
Virginia Cardinal sings
In the
Shenandoah Valley
And the
Violets carpeted the
Alleys
Wild flowers brighten
The forest
Dogwoods among
Green leaves
Roses and honeysuckles
Shed their fragrance
In the breeze

Shenandoah

The Shenandoah Valley is the largest valley in Virginia.
The Virginia State Bird is the Northern Cardinal.
The Dogwood Tree Blossom is the state flower.
The Dogwood Tree became the state tree.

Verse VI

O Virginia rivers
Feature
The Rappahannock
The York
The James
And the Potomac
Where the Mocking birds
Trill
And Seagulls wheel
What a welcome
Flight
For a tourist
Night
To encounter such a
Sight.

Virginia Beach

va beach
chesapeake bridge
 

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