Tuesday, April 04, 2023

NPM 2023 - Poem 4

My poem for Day 4 of National Poetry Month is written to a 1917 poster showing Liberty presenting a sword "Service" to a young woman.

Over There

more than Uncle Sam
indelible images 
posters sold the war 

Poem ©Tricia Stohr-Hunt, 2023. All rights reserved.

I hope you'll join me tomorrow for my next poem highlighting a piece of history. You can read the previous poems as images on Instagram or at the links below. Each one is listed according to the primary source that inspired it.

April 1 - Sketch map of White Oak Swamp and vicinity southeast of Richmond.]; 6/1862; Records of the Office of the Chief of Engineers, Record Group 77 
April 2 - John Wilkes Booth's calling card
April 3 - Section of the city code of Montgomery, Alabama, requiring segregation on buses

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