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Queen Elizabeth I

 

Yesterday I was young,

a mere child lost

with a sister and a father,

continually moving

from palace to house to dungeon.

 

Today I am free

with a country of freedom.

I rule for my people, the treasure of my kingdom.

 

Tomorrow I will be a woman

that looks to the future.

A woman among thousands

but I will always be me

no matter the future. 

Queen Elizabeth I


By Brianna

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