You’ll know the place anywhere, anytime,
the atmosphere growing desperation,
bad times determined to break freedom’s pride.
Any wind that’s ill,
blowing in a dark night meant to swallow our will.
Such times require those bigger than the era,
not buried in the left or right,
but possessing the vision to walk straight down the center.
And equality for all.
A new voice for a new age and a new world.
Always Lady Liberty stands for what to do,
stands for progress and inclusion,
not a rewarmed old world designed for a few.
And it’ll transpire
in a place we’d recognize anytime, anywhere.
©March 2017, Christina Anne Hawthorne