David R. “Poppa” Alexander

WHAT PRICE LIBERTY?

What have we lost?
What was the cost?
When one lets another group, take their property.
Liberty!

What did all those veterans fight for?
What was the reason they fought until they won the war?
When a lot of us hid behind a false doctrine of leave them be.
Liberty!

Where were all of those that couldn’t see?
Where were the anti-war groups that jeered with glee?
Where are the protestors that spit up on the veterans that fought for you and me?
Hiding behind our Liberty!

Liberty is personal freedom from servitude or confinement, an act of undue intimacy.
Liberty is immunity from arbitrary exercise of authority.
Even to protect those that gave nothing but grief.
Now we can all hold high our Liberty.

Submitted for the May 2003 IWVPA Club Theme Project, “Liberty