#Tanka: Freedom

statue-of-liberty-2501264_1280
beauty unsurpassed
she stands, through the test of time

beacon for oppressed
freedom, her word of honor
promise made, never broken

 

©2018 Linda Lee Lyberg

 

Author’s Note: Although this was written for the prompt, my heart is saddened by what I see happening in our country. I want to believe in the words I’ve written, but I feel we have strayed from the very foundations this country was based on. I can’t bear to watch the news these days.

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14 Comments on “#Tanka: Freedom

  1. Love those words, Freedom, a big word in the world, if only. Hope your weekend was peaceful my friend, thanks for your input, appreciated.

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  2. Pingback: #Weekly Tanka Prompt #Poetry Challenge – Week 105 – Peace & Happiness – Ramblings of a Writer

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