Walk on, Child

My dear Child,

     I ask you to always walk on.

When they speak your name with venom and hate

and try to erase you

walk on, child.

When they force you into clothes that do not fit

walk on, child.

They cannot break you if you walk on.

They cannot find you if you go beyond their sight.

They will not hate you if you stand together

and walk on.

 

This poem is about: 
My family
My community
My country

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