Burn the White Flag: A Poem for RBG

“Burn the White Flag”

Despair not the death of giants;
Upon their broad shoulders, we are gifted—

A magnificent vista; view to possibility.
Their memory is lamp and key,

Tempered tools of heart and soul,
To see what we cannot see alone;

To unlock a future that is ours to make.
Let the beat of our hearts meet the sound

Of the millions’ feet against the ground.
To work, now. To work. 


“Burn the White Flag” and all other original writing and artwork on Roof Beam Reader is copyright of its author and owner, Adam W. Burgess, 2020.


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