Julene Tripp Weaver

Other Worlds (Ellis Island) Inside You


Open waters

Crashing shores

They come seeking

what you seek

basic freedoms,

privileges

of a life lived well.

They were you once

they are you now.


Forsake them—

Never.


Hold tight,

tether strong—

tenacious

the only way

we hang on.



—Julene Tripp Weaver—

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