A thought-provoking poem by Sally Cronin. Freedom is a privilege many never see.
This week for Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge 241 it is to create in a specific form which is Tanka Prose…
Here is my Tanka Prose –
Images seared on the mind. Men, women and children fleeing a future they have experienced before. Faith lost in those who swore to protect. Fear that borders crossed only hold more danger. Spectators from afar can only look on powerlessly, grateful for the safety and peace they often take for granted.
Do not look away
bear witness to tragedy
give deepest respect
to those who flee tyranny
do not become complacent
©Sally Cronin 2021
There is still time to participate in this week’s challenge: Colleen Chesebro’s Tuesday Poetry Challenge 241 it is to create in a specific form
My latest book is a collection of poetry and was published in July 2021 and here is a recent review.
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