Persistent Prodigy

Small sneakers pound pavement
running into wind.

Tiny fingers grip frigid fencing
as the body bounds over would-be barriers
to go as the crow flies.

Willful,
the young heart beats faster--
eyes fixed on the improbable coastline
impatient to swim
in the sea of possibilities.


Inspired by: Awesome Instrumental Rock Song #12 (Through Action Comes Change)


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