Neda Soltan: 'A Global Symbol of Innocence destroyed by Evil '
by Suzie Palmer
Tuesday, June 30, 2009
Rated "G" by the Author.
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As evil is live spelt backwards
Everything has gone wrong
Neda Soltan was standing in the street
Singing Iran’s freedom song
Civilian beauty it was her duty
To shout and sing for truth
To shed light on the dark
Her purpose was not obtuse
Among so many rising against violence
Demanding what is right
Carrying no weapons
Soltan’s heart and mind… her only defence and might
Shouting for justice was her only injustice
In the street that day
Neda Soltan stood in the name of freedom
And a stray bullet took her life away …
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|Reviewed by JMS Bell
|WHAT DO WE SAY WHEN SOMETHING LIKE THIS HAPPENS...BUT THAT WE KNOW GOD IS USING HER DEATH IN SOME GOOD WAY. GOD BLESS AND THANKS FOR SHARING THIS 'EYE OPENING' WELL WRITTEN WORK. JOYCE|
|Reviewed by E T Waldron
|She became a heroine, but more importantly many who didn't
understand the evil of the Iranian dictatorship, now believe it
they saw it for themselves, and wre surprised.So sad to have lost her, but she did serve a purpose which most of us never do.
Superb poem, Suzie!
|Reviewed by Felix Perry
|The world is not always big enough for hearts that try to stand for justice and only in their dying is their life fullly validated as a hero to the people...
|Reviewed by Edwin Hurdle
|A sad story about a beautiful young woman who was taken away too soon.thank you for this well written poem,take care
|Reviewed by Lori Moore
|Sad story. Her goodness will live on. Well done.|
|Reviewed by L. Figgins
|She only wanted freedom for all. Tragic. Her friend called her "a light". Too many lights have been snuffed out in this world...