Our inkwells of
old tears and blood

fill the frayed quills
with fresh voice

every choice:

redeeming deeds

in constitutions
freedom needs

and declarations
we define

beyond the lines
where all must sign.

Calligraphy © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: June 25, 2020