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Hold the torch above your head and lean into the wind. Press those that do not see the light, let the battle now begin. Ignorance, intolerance the colors of their flag. Their might exposed thru woeful prose, the sword of greed they drag. Stand to fight the seething wave of treason's foul allies. Joining hands in fevered bands, their souls lost in reprise. Independence, autonomy they relentlessly repugn. How dark the blight that shades this light, our fathers blood has won. ©20180218

Copyright © Francis J Grasso | Year Posted 2018


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  1. Date: 2/27/2018 7:25:00 PM

    This is very powerful and substantive, Fran, and I enjoyed it very much! Commanding and deserving win, my friend ... congrats! :-)
  1. Date: 2/23/2018 2:41:00 AM

    Fabulous write Fran, congratulations, one of the best I've read...
  1. Date: 2/22/2018 10:37:00 PM

    Congrats on your fine win, Francis.
  1. Date: 2/22/2018 8:55:00 PM

    "Give me liberty or give me death"...I wonder how many would go that far now.
  1. Date: 2/22/2018 8:40:00 PM

    Very nice, Francis! Congrats!
  1. Date: 2/22/2018 7:01:00 PM

    Very moving, superbly worded, deserving of the win--CONGRATS, Fran! Janice
  1. Date: 2/18/2018 1:13:00 PM

    Well put Fran!