Have Courage

Ode to the courage that lies within you

The sadness in your eyes I see is undefeatable

Your thinning rosy lips sewn shut 

Not a word to be said, 

but the sadness your eyes speak at first glance

A look that is already looking forward to the white light

glazed with hopelessness

anchored with fear

Your heart does not welcome what reality has cast upon

Mother dearest

this is not the end

Although your mind is weak,

it has not been devoured by the bitterness of the unexpected

strengthen your hope, because I

will do anything to strengthen mines for you to stay afloat

If courage is what you lack

then I will assure you that I

will be the light when everything else falls dark.

This poem is about: 
My family

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