Freedom of Speech

Poem for Salman Rushdie

Photo by Abdullah Faraz on Unsplash

Freedom of Speech

~for Salman Rushdie

In a dream I had, the apostates gathered
to breathe shared sighs of relief,
and laughter, amid the shock of disbelief,
that somehow they’d survived
long enough to see a world achieve peace.

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Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.

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Jay Sizemore

Jay Sizemore

Provocative truth teller, author of 19 poetry collections. Cat dad. Dog dad. Currently working from Portland, Oregon. Learn more at: Jaysizemore.com.