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Carol Toebe Whiting


Poetic Justice - My Country Tis of Me


Let freedom ring
It’s a mental thing
Take liberty
With equability
Justice for all
A hollow call

Brotherly love
Sprang from above
Purely symbolic
Doves and bucolic

Let freedom ring
It’s a mental thing
Harness the hope
Shackle the fears
Alone to cope
Amidst bitter tears

Justice for all
A hollow call

Sisterly solidarity
Borne of necessity
Fiercely emblematic
Instinctive automatic
Caustic
Poetic
Justice

Submitted: Tuesday, October 27, 2009

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