Frank E Gibbard Posted February 21, 2011 Share Posted February 21, 2011 (edited) To his country India's cause came the man called Mahatma Ghandi For his countrymen in need arose a dream in Martin Luther King Both great men had a common political purpose and plan to Bring improvement to their country people for the good of all In times requiring change such iconic figures as these may emerge A Wilberforce to move on others to sever slavedom's evil bonds Rifle history's pages for more and many names of such good-doers Admire the passive fire and way of Burmese lady Aung San Suu Kyi And mothers/wives who protested the Argentine's "disappeared" Respect a solo Chinese student's stand before that row of tanks Reflect on those who dare oppose their States' tyrannic military might Maybe hurling peace-seeking missiles a "sabot" or so at the all-mighty Self-sacrifice the mantle of the patriot garbed so many an Irish shoulder Under covers or overt stepping up will surely hurt those braving parapets Lovers of the free shall not freedom see lest someone heaves a boulder As Lech Walesa in solid union with his cohort workers cracked stone Torn curtains and walls have their time to fall when liberty calls at last Edited February 21, 2011 by Frank E Gibbard Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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