Like the pain that falls onto the heartDuring restless sleepStrength also comes drop by dropBringing clarity to the obscureBringing answers to questions we don’t askBringing a whip to the circus Stronger even than hateMore persistent than fearUndeterrable, wild-eyed, ecstaticBurning hidden under ashesBiding eternityPatient, kind, unquenchable Ā Strength waits in the shadow and watchesFor the slip ofContinue reading “Strength”