Poems dedicated to the Day of Freedom Defenders

The night of January 13 remained lighter than a day
Unless to those who were on duty and acted
Who ran not farther from the danger of death
But came up closer … 

-- Vytautas Landsbergis

Zita Sinkevičienė, the director of the Akmenė Municipal Public Library, posted two poems of Aurelija Gerulskienė and Leonardas Pukinas dedicated to the Day of Freedom Defenders, specifically, “They Sacrificed Their Lives For Freedom” and “A Drop of Innocent Blood.”