A Proposal---July 28, 2020 Upon this date in 1794, The French Revolution concluded in gore, As Robespierre’s head hit the blood-stained floor Of Paris’s Place de la Concorde, Leaving poor France worse off than before. Instead of commencing a new revolution, Established on radical, naive solutions That spark civil war, force redistribution, Destroy liberty, and cause vast destitution, Let’s salvage the values of our Constitution. Rob Crisell is a writer, actor, teacher, and attorney in Southern California. After two decades in publishing, national non-profit work, law, and commercial real estate, he is now a full-time writer and educator. He’s the author of two books: “The Zoo of Animals” (an adventure novel for children) and “Shakespeare’s Book of Wisdom” (an advice book for young adults). He is an outside instructor with the Murrieta Valley Union School District where he teaches poetry and Shakespeare. You can find his TED Talk “How NOT to Hate Shakespeare” on You Tube. He is a lecturer with Osher Lifelong Learning Institute. He’s written and performed several one-man shows based on Shakespeare works, including “Red, White & Bard! A Celebration of Shakespeare in America,” “Hamlet’s Guide to Happiness,” and “Romeo and Juliet’s Guide to Love.” He acts regularly with Shakespeare in the Vines. His blank verse adaptation of Sophocles’ Electra will be performed in Southern California in winter 2020. Recently, one of his poems won first place in the Friends of the Falun Gong poetry competition. He is a graduate of Yale University and George Mason University Law School. For details, visit his website at www.robcrisell.com or his You Tube channel.