Daily Archives: 27/12/2012

Haiku: Immortalized as Lady Liberty…

“The Statue of Liberty is no longer saying, ‘Give me your poor, your tired, your huddled masses.’ She’s got a baseball bat and yelling, ‘You want a piece of me?” Robin Williams

Haiku: Immortalized in Stone...

Haiku: Immortalized as Lady Liberty

Lady Liberty…
Mine, cast in stone, struggles free
Want a piece of me?

Copper, Wrought Iron
Her old clothes… tossed casually
She wants to be free

Suffering Lady
On a painful pedestal
Dashed dreams… Hopes for peace

Why is it significant? She stands for the hope, fears and tears many immigrants live with in a new land. She is the epitome of the hopeful and the hopeless cocooned by a tough exterior that hides life’s disappointments and pain… There is opportunity in the distance. More below

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