The Transformation of the Framers
Pitchforks, fields of wheat; the long and drawn out wind beckoned to the farmer boy.
“..of the People..”
The date was April 19th, 1775, with independence on the rise and freedom wisping in the air, the wind beckoned once more to the boy.
“..by the People..”
The boy twirled rapidly to his backside to hear the first shot of the Revolutionary War, and the shot said to him;
“..for the People..”
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This poem came to be from an assignment in my creative writing class. It was to write a transformation story in 75 words or less and this is what I produced; The Transformation of the Framers. It's a homage to the legacy of the revolutionaries that founded the United States, seen through the eyes of a farmer boy that joined the militiamen during the battles of Lexington and Concord.