Thursday, September 24, 2020

RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

RBG (Ruth Bader Ginsburg)

Tiny warrior standing tall,

Brooklyn girl, notorious,

Ahead of her time,

Ahead of her ‘place’,

Fearless woman,

Standing for the oppressed.

She married law,

And justice.

She married a man,

Who recognized her flame,

And fought her fight.

She birthed children,

And paths to equality.

Tiny warrior standing tall,

Voice for the voiceless.

She will be missed,

This fearless woman,

Oh, how she will be missed.

R.I.P. now, our RBG,

R.I.P., as we proudly inherit your light,

And carry it on,

Forever.

 

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Annette Pisano-Higley is a Registered Nurse living in both Albany and Florida. She is a published song-lyricist and published a book of her original Adirondack poetry, with photography by her husband Walter Higley, Adirondack Echoes, available on Amazon.com. Annette’s book was inspired by their idyllic summers at the beloved family Camp on Limekiln Lake, Inlet, in the beautiful Adirondacks. Her second book, Kaleidoscope, is an eclectic collection of original poetry as inspired by the ever-changing colors and directions of life.




6 Responses

  1. Jim says:

    Thank you, Annette.

  2. Ben says:

    RBG, a bright light and guiding beacon in these dark times. Thank you.

  3. Eileen Egan Mack says:

    Thank you for this tribute. I would love to learn more about her time as a camper in the Adirondacks and her appreciations of the experiences and the mountains.

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