World take good notice, silver stars fading,
Milky hue ript, weft of white detaching,
Coals thirty-eight, baleful and burning,
Scarlet, significant, hands off warning,
Now and henceforth flaunt from these shores.
Celebrating the bicentennial of Walt Whitman’s birth, Pride Month 2019, and the 50th anniversary of the landmark Stonewall protests…