Liberty's Toll

I think about our movement now
And how that might play out.
We know that they can’t jail the Revolution
But how many revolutionaries must we lose
Before that toll might finally be paid in full?

Too many lives - one, I know, is already
Too steep a price to bear - and more on the
Offing. One more broken home. 
How many shattered hearts must we tally
Before the gong of Liberty tolls for us?

Gong.
Gong.
Gone.
Gone.

One lost is still us without that One.

 Long Beach, CA. 2013. Credit: AJ Joven

Long Beach, CA. 2013. Credit: AJ Joven