Risking All For The Universe

It is very often said that there is a time

For everything, a time when heinous crime

Does not pay and a time to challenge

All which is too utterly strange and frange.


There’s a time when the Poet comes out of his shadow

To tell it like it is for the sake of a better tomorrow

To rescue the universe, the world or the country in chaos

And to save his combating soul lost in a gigantic hiatus.


The Poet is unafraid of the deadly gun barrels when his liberty

To asseverate is seriously in jeopardy. Dying young or dying old

Does not matter to valiant and able Heroes I have been told

Living in misery and insecurity is worse than being locked up in jail

The good Poet is fearless regarding defeating the worst angels of Hell

The poet and countless good righteous citizens want to live well and free.


P.S. This poem is dedicated to all Poets, Activists, Writers, Journalists

Reporters, Pacifists, Progressive Protesters and Conscientious Objectors

 In particular to the Haitian Poet, Writer and Painter, Frankétienne.


Copyright © May 2021, Hébert Logerie, All rights reserved.

Hébert Logerie is the author of several collections of poetry.

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country
Our world


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