Stand Up Tall !
Author: Marilyn A F Longfellow


In sitting down.
She stood so tall.
A little woman.
Who spoke for all.
In sitting down.
She broke the chains.
Of Ignorance,Prejudice,
Fear and Pain.
In sitting down.
God gave her grace.
To stand up tall,
And count her race.....

------- Author's Notes -------

Dedicated to Rosa Parks, Civil Rights Leader
Died today Oct.25,2005 age 92
God Blessed her with courage and honor and Victory


Comments on this poem/writing:

Meridian ( -- Wednesday, October 26 2005, 01:17 pm

Saw it on the web yesterday

Hey Marilyn! Great tribute! You know, I was telling somebody not to long ago that 2005 seems like death year for some reason. Eddie Albert died this year, Johnny Cohcran, Luther Vandross, August Wilson, Frank Perdue, Nipsey Russell, a boxer named Leavander, John Johnson, and others. It's like every time you turn around another has passed away. Once again, great tribute to Rosa Parks, for she was a wonderful civil rights leader in helping to pave the way for African Americans. R.I.P Rosa.
Marilyn A F Longfellow ( -- Wednesday, November 2 2005, 11:30 am

Stand Up Tall !

Thanks, Glad you liked it, yes the world will never be the same without them and because of
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