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Below is the poem entitled HORIZON OF INGENUITY which was written by poet Albert Price. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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God’s new day awaits at the horizon’s gate.
The star of freedom rests amid the dawn.
It has been no less than a 400 year wait,
For a sign this age is about to be born.

No nation can expect to exist forever,
If all of its people are not totally free.
Chaining another’s neck is not clever;
For God’s liberty you will no longer see.

From the slave cabin to the prison cell,
God’s people’s journey has been.
Satan taught the bondman well—
Why America couldn’t possibly win.

Now the bodies of the oppressed demand rights,
And their oppressed souls are looking for peace.
The ballot boxes can offer many delights,
In this present age of political caprice.

The people have decided they want a change,
Since the contemporary world offers a marvelous deal.
And now that we know what God can arrange,
We will not settle for anything not real.

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  1. Date: 5/3/2009 9:30:00 PM
    Nice work and best of luck in the next round...Raul

  1. Date: 4/28/2009 12:10:00 PM
    Congratulations on your three poems making it into the semi finals Albert. Wishing you the best of luck in the finals. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 1/2/2009 5:10:00 AM
    Nice work my friend...I like the undertone of fed-up hope and resilience.

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 5:37:00 PM
    Awesome timely write here, Albert. I'm going to spend the next 4 years praying that nobody blows the "people's choice" away again so that we might have an example of goodness if nothing else ... smile ... very thought-provoking write you've done here and an excellent choice to be a feature this week. Congratulations!!

  1. Date: 12/30/2008 5:24:00 AM
    Thought provoking write!!. It's definitely a time for change; to set free from the shackles of slavery and pain.

  1. Date: 12/29/2008 10:10:00 AM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poetry being featured this week! Warmest wishes for a safe and happy new year! Love, Shar

  1. Date: 12/29/2008 9:16:00 AM
    Albert beautiful and truthful poem - Congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – I hope the coming year has many blessings in store for you and those you love – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 12/28/2008 4:53:00 PM
    The times, they are a changing, Albert. Congratulations on "Horizon of Ingenuity" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 12/28/2008 4:39:00 PM
    Interesting perspective in this poem. Congratulations on having it featured this week. Keep on writing. I wish you continued success. Karen

  1. Date: 12/28/2008 3:47:00 PM
    Well deserved to be a featured work this week! Congratulations!~ Carrie