Up A Thumb For Freedom



Beat a drum for freedom
It's worthy of our cheers

Go or come for freedom
It's worthy of our meres

Be a chum for freedom
It's worthy of our peers

Sing or hum for freedom
It's worthy of our dears

Win a crumb for freedom
It's worthy of our fears

Clear a slum for freedom
It's worthy of our tears

Pick or strum for freedom
It's worthy of our veers

Count a sum for freedom
It's worthy of our spears

Up a thumb for freedom
It's worthy of our years
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Submitted on February 05, 2010

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Quick analysis:

Scheme AB AB AB AB AB AX AB AB AB
Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 424
Words 90
Stanzas 9
Stanza Lengths 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2, 2

Wallace Dean LaBenne

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