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Spirited: A #TankaProse #Quadrille

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Get up.

I can’t.

You can. Get up.

I’m too exhausted. Too defeated.

You breathe. You live. You’re not defeated.

How can I? I fall a thousand times.

Then get up a thousand and one.

Another breath

Somehow, my feet

underneath

I arise

again

for Colleen’s Weekly #Tanka Tuesday #Poetry Challenge No. 156, #Poet’sChoice

and dVerse Poets Quadrille #93: Spirited Poems (pubtended by De Jackson)

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