Love Lives Here Again

I wrote something in honor of a federal judge’s decision today to strike down the ban on same-sex marriage here in the state of North Carolina.

it is human

part of the general condition




it is hatred

part of the bigoted set




a war was waged

rightfully so

and victory could come

only by way

of the bench

the robe

the final salvo

has been launched

standing victorious

on the right side

of history

Love lives here again!

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About John White

I've written off and on my entire life. It took years for me to finally take putting words together seriously. Now it's not, nor does it ever feel, like work. Writing daily has become habitual. No day is complete without words having appeared on the page.

Posted on October 10, 2014, in Poetry and tagged , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 8 Comments.

  1. We are thrilled here in Virginia for this decision as well. Thanks for this reflection.

  2. drevolutionary1

    The second stanza… so powerful in it’s words. Beautiful piece overall. Thanks for sharing with us 😀

  3. A great piece about a momentous occasion.

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