When the tide turned

Wrote this after participating in a candle light march last week.

On a balmy Friday, I walked
A candle in hand, and hope in heart,
To dispel the gloom that cynicism had cast.

Thousands trod along,
Clutching a glimmer of justice
As we fought to escape
From bureaucracy, graft and red tape.

Behind a man, frail yet firm,
A nation rallied, unfazed and brave,
And even though
I was just another man in a crowd,
I know my voice was heard out loud.

This entry was posted in poetry.

4 comments on “When the tide turned

  1. ZSA_MD says:

    This is so very beautiful. Thank you for stopping by my blog and leaving a kind comment. I apprciated that a lot.

  2. So beautifully written,  Touched my heart.  I came over from ZSA’a site:)

  3. Max_Taurean says:

    Thank you, ZSA and Tymedancer. Nice to see you around.

  4. murisopsis says:

    I’m visiting on a recommendation from ZSA_MD. Nice work!

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