Ima Ryma


Hero - Poem by Ima Ryma

Liviu Libescu is his name.
During his 76 years,
He did not have fortune or fame,
But knew times of terrors and tears.
He survived a Nazi slave camp
And escaped a Communist slay.
Lady Liberty's lighted lamp
Brought him to the U.S. of A.
To lecture at Virginia Tech,
Where he was in his filled classroom,
Invaded by a human wreck,
Intent on inflicting mass doom.

He died blocking the killer's crime,
To give his student's saving time.

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  • (11/12/2007 3:51:00 AM)


    Moving and touching!
    Well done!

    Love -Bittercream-
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Poem Submitted: Monday, November 12, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011


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