NoHoldsBarredPoetryWritingChallenge Day 17: Freedom feels fleeting

Freedom feels fleeting in this land of the free, home of the brave
enough to siege the seat of government, reclaim country from
those who pledged allegiance to the same flag—just different skin color

© 2022 Nortina Simmons

Also written for the Ronovan Writes Sijo Wednesday Poetry Challenge. Sijo is a Korean poetry form that consists of three lines with 14-16 syllables per line. For more info on sijo, click the link above.