Resisting Arrest |by Alex Andy Phuong

Uniting uniformed unity
You and I defy the sky
Team work and collaboration
Up to personal discretion
Civil Rights
Minorities against majorities
Stick to the status quo
But should we…?
Defy thy stars
And seek new avenues
Harness the power of creativity
And merge sense with sensibility
“Utopia” was conceived by Thomas More
But all must still must strive for more
For he was A Man for All Seasons
Arrests might be criminal
But people cannot be subliminal
If they want to break free
Listen to words of wisdom from me
“Know thyself, be thyself, harmoniously”



Alex Phuong headshot.jpgAlex Andy Phuong earned his Bachelor of Arts in English from California State University—Los Angeles in 2015. He was a former Statement Magazine editor who currently writes about literature, film, and culture. He has written film reviews for MovieBoozer, and is a regular contributor to Mindfray. His writing has appeared in The Bookends Review and The Society of Classical Poets. His poetic masterpiece has the title, “Resisting Arrest.” He writes with the sincerest hope to inspire readers, and fully supports those who dare to pursue their dreams. He is an advocate for racial and gender equality and a very selfless person. Alex is a fool who dares to dream, crazy as he may seem. Here’s to the fools who dream!

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