To the Reachers

You who reach impossibly,
leaping through night
after light,

this world enjoys a hearty laugh

mocking dreamers
when they fall.

But never cease.

Just let folks howl

and know
there's something else they'll love:

achievements inconceivable.

To the Reachers © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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Submitted: May 20, 2021