A Stanza on Freedom

by Richard on October 5, 2012

Kim quoted this in a comment the other day, but it bears repeating. Especially as I have new-found poetic credentials :)

A Stanza on Freedom ~James Russell Lowell

THEY are slaves who fear to speak
For the fallen and the weak;
They are slaves who will not choose
Hatred, scoffing, and abuse,
Rather than in silence shrink
From the truth they needs must think;
They are slaves who dare not be
In the right with two or three.

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