Walking in Concrete

One step forward

Two steps back


Is this ever true


One move closer 

Two backtracks


Creates new paths for you


One truth found

Two lies learned


Shows only wisdom to gain


One answer earned

Two questions asked


Proves desire to ascertain


What may feel like wind pulling you back

Digs your feet further into the ground

Ever tear that you feel fall

I promise only marks the sound


The sound of you overcoming obstacles

Dear, slowing down is not a defeat

Because you keep trudging, keep on nudging

Leaving messy footprints in the concrete





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My community
Our world
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