I've never seen this level of grieving in our country on the heels of any election I can remember. I know Republicans who are as shell-shocked at the election outcome as those in the Democratic party. As for me, I have felt everything I've heard expressed, and all this has made me fiercely passionate, compassionate, and intensely thinking. There is only one thing I know to do with myself in such a state: write science fiction.
I'll check back in later. In the meantime, some recommended reading for our times: China Miéville's The City and The City.