Reflections

Spring Conference

York, March 2017

heartfelt
the tragedy of
Brexit

ray of hope
EU Associate Citizenship
a lifeline

deep sadness
unaccompanied refugee children
unsupported

 

From Tim Farron’s final speech

being sensible
now a radical concept

We will fight every step of the way

Isolationists, Protectionists, right of Thatcher
Holding hands with Trump

moment for change, alternative vision, vehicle for change

UK perceived internationally as peaceful, fair and welcoming

Cherish our values

Love our country, don’t divide it

Open to new people, new challenges

Become the Real Opposition that wants to win Power

Welcome to the fight for the future

Will to Win

* Jane Reed is a Liberal Democrat member and activist in York

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One Comment

  • Catherine Jane Crosland 22nd Mar '17 - 8:17am

    Jane, Lovely to see some poetry on Lib Dem Voice – there are times when a few lines of poetry can say far more than any amount of prose. Everyone will have their own individual response to Conference. My response would be different in many ways, but it is interesting to read yours, expressed so movingly – Thank you for sharing this 🙂

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