Hear My Cry

Joanne de Róiste
Aug 22, 2020 · 1 min read
Photo by Mohammad Metri on Unsplash

Do not mistake my silence for forgiveness,
My retreat for a truce,
My quiet demeanor for defeat.

For so long as there are words,
Injustices can be righted,
Order restored.

I promise(d) you that
I will not be gagged.
I will be victorious.