Holding on

A wild flower doesn’t waver

faced with the oncoming weather

 

A stout tree doesn’t falter

when the hurricane gathers

 

A passive creature doesn’t move

it has the strength to stand firm

 

A crying man doesn’t shy

from his emotional outburst

 

A breastfeeding mother doesn’t heed

the talk of closed minds in public

 

A questioning child doesn’t listen

to the robotic answers of the teacher

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