Stand Up

Day 13: Peace Poetry Postcard Month

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Stand up,
even if exhaustion
grips your soul,
stand up.

I was told,
look at other
points of view.

Exhausting work
when other views
ignore the peace
of our heartbeat,
cry of empty stomachs,
moan of our segregation.

Stand up,
don’t sit down now.
We’re making a
difference.