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POEM 347: IN SPITE OF ALL


strong winds do not care to know
whether or not the root is deep or shallow
it just blows
hard,
bending, breaking, uprooting

ocean waves do not consider the ship
nor seamen losing sleep
it just rises,
high,
rocking, flooding, upturning

tough times are not concerned with my pain,
whether or not I can bear another strain,
it just happens,

but with my broken wings, I’ve learned to fly

#365DaysOfPoetry
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Jaachi Anyatonwu
Jaachi Anyatonwu is a poet, editor, and publisher living in the suburbs of Aba. He is the author of numerous poetry chapbooks and collections, and the Editor-In-Chief of Poemify Publishers Inc. Jaachi is passionate about discovering new voices and mentoring emerging poets. He is also a fierce advocate for the boy child and sexually molested.

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