A Poem for the Student Activists

Civil rights trump gun rights in a society that is just,

The imbalance in the US is the reason that we must

raise our voices, take to the streets,

Walk out of school, ignore the tweets

of a President beholden to the NRA.

Walk on students, raise your voice and say,

”Enough is Enough”, reclaim your youth,

March for your lives, demand the truth

from those who claim to care for you.

Raise your voice, use your vote, as justice you pursue.

About the Author
Francine M. Gordon is an artist/activist who maintains homes in New York and Cleveland. From November 2010 through November 2016, through The Sacred Rights, Sacred Song Project, she produced over 10 Concerts of Concern in the US and Israel. Since establishing her New York residence, Ms. Gordon has become a member of the New York Federation’s Israeli Judaism committee which focuses on exactly the same issues as SRSS. In addition, she has become a proud member of the Zamir Chorale which allows her to express her Zionism through song.
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