Thursday, March 29, 2012

I Thought I Saw Freedom

I thought I saw Freedom’s face,
But I was caught up in desperation;
What I saw was the façade of a withering, fallen nation.

Rain-drenched trenches marked the borders;
Bloodstained stones lined the roads;
Dreams of hope painted the fields where
Lion hearts had made their homes.

Young and old now lie together in
A sea of what could have been;
Yesterday was soaked in sorrow so
Today’s Tomorrow could be freed.

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