Persistence

it is heartening
to see the spirited young
rally for justice
but we are jaded, hoping
reality doesn’t win

they are dazzling
reminding us of ourselves
before life happened

~kat

For Colleen Chesebro’s Tanka Tuesday Poetry Challenge using synonyms of the words renew: hearten, rally and fresh: young, spirited, dazzling.


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