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Gen Next

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Sometimes you need to move seats,
change your view, to change
your mind.

I’ve spent 25 windowless years
in a heavily windowed building.

The work done gives me glimpses
of a different world, one much
kinder and more caring than
what flickers on television.

I see hope on the papers
I push. On display: small hands
and hearts about to alter everything.

Don’t fear the message of the moment
being broadcast … or the messenger.
The fleeting old. They are already lost.
Losers.

Who I work for matters most.
I put my trust there, in their
Snap-ing fingers
and inclusive composition.

Sometimes you need to move.

NaPoWriMo Day 20

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Upward Mobility

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The black, aluminum chair balanced
atop the weathered shed, legs
straddling the peaked roof.
Its cushioned seat looked enticing
even though the perch looked precarious.
With a wider view comes risk. Rising
takes audacity. She began her climb.

NaPoWriMo Day 15