Independence Day, 2018

What, to the American slave, is your Fourth of July?

…  your denunciation of tyrants…  mere bombast, fraud, deception, impiety, and hypocrisy — a thin veil to cover up crimes which would disgrace a nation of savages.

— Frederick Douglass, 1852


Montpelier, Vermont

About Brett Ann Stanciu

A writer and sugarmaker, Brett Ann lives with her two daughters in stony soil Vermont. Her novel HIDDEN VIEW was published by Green Writers Press in the fall of 2015. Let my writing speak for itself.
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1 Response to Independence Day, 2018

  1. Duncan says:

    Do I think that the framers of the Declaration of Independence saw a nation of feed slaves, women voting and gay marriage? No, but there ideas were bigger than their ability to perceive. At least that is what I tell myself while watering my roof ahead of the neighbors annual fire works and gun bacchanalia.

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