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Fall 2022

Like Hostages… In an Autumn of Reflection

Hope and despair
are captured here
as in this cell we wait …

Weakness meets might… and darkness meets light…
Wrongs preempt Rights… as instincts encourage flight…
While in this cell we wait …

In time
East must meet West… and North must meet South…
Love must outdo Hate… as Courage greets Fate…
While in this cell we wait…

And as we sit here… heads lowered in the den of despair…
We feel the desperation that comes when we are hopelessly herded by the anxieties that inform the tensions between us.
And in those moments of harsh recognition our eyes become overwhelmed by the well of tears within us…
Liquified remnants of the reign of despair
that creates a vexing discomfort
in the place
in which we wait…

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