Demoralizing darkness, fright

yet modestly tenacious light
exciting others to arise,
ignite, give hope to sullen eyes.

Come, fireflies and all who'll shine!
How luminous when we combine!

Spark © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: August 8, 2021