in memory of John Lewis, often called "one of the most courageous persons the Civil Rights Movement ever produced."
What I am surprised at is that having lived in this free country so long, no breeze of freedom has been felt by them. -- Dr. Rajinder Singh
the flag-draped casket
carried across the Bridge
Note: The haiku could be read as a sequel to the following poem written for veterans of the civil rights movement
the fog of tear gas ...
a black boy on the shoulders
of his grandfather