painting by Joan Baez.
“The vote is precious, almost sacred. It is the most
powerful non-violent tool we have in democracy.”
---Congressman John Robert Lewis.
Bridge--the Edmund Pettus.
Robert--John’s home name.
Attacked they were, in 1965.
Many marchers injured.
Black lives clubbed.
Lean in--make good trouble.
Services--tribute for six days,
for the fallen freedom fighter,
making it from a cotton plantation
Quadrille: exactly 44 words.
Posted over at d'Verse Poets Pub