Freedom’s Curfew

liberty bell PA Photo by mbell1975 on flickr

Photo: mbell1975 on flickr


As a bell tolls

Come dark,

May its sound be a reminder

Of the toll

Exacted from those whose steps

Are hidden,

Whose freedoms are


And whose voices

Are silenced,

For no fault

But being


Into hardship

And fleeing

Danger zones.


Merriam-Webster’s word for July 28, 2018:


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