The forest became quiet briefly.
A resounding echo shook the leaves again.
The spirits of the forest were strengthened.
The words said: “Take pride in your life.
Only you know who you are.
You know who you once were.
You can show us who you will become.”
I stay hopeful because I seek the truth.
W. Wayne B.
Kindle poetry chapbook: Poems: Hope and Love
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