Every weekend I participate in David Abrams’s “#SundaySentence” project, sharing the best sentence I’ve read during the past week, “out of context and without commentary.”

The audacious ones/who carried the red, white, and Weary Blues/on the battlefield/to save an imperfect Union.

Source: Kwame Alexander, The Undefeated (illustrations by Kadir Nelson)

Cover of The Undefeated