Poems featured on The Gladdest Thing
Speech to the Progress-Toward (Among Them Nora and Henry III)
Say to them,
say to the down-keepers,
“Even if you are not ready for day
it cannot always be night.”
You will be right.
For that is the hard home-run.
Live not for battles won.
Live not for the-end-of-the-song.
Live in the along.
— Gwendolyn Brooksend