This is the poetic story of Joseph, an American slave sold at the age of ten. At sixteen, Joseph is freed and journeys to Detroit to make it on his own. Although the Civil War has ended, the slave life lives strong in Joseph’s mind. Will he make it on his own in the big city? Will he ever see his mama and his family again? Written from a first person poetic perspective, I is Free pulls at the heartstrings of all who cherish family.