Mount Elbrus

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Having remained
hidden for so long
from the glare of
misunderstood attitudes
he struggles daily
with the anonymous

Admiration
for those before him who
acknowledge and confront
not letting this define them
allows healing and progress

He succeeds in reaching
the mountain summit
then the saddle
that connects the next peak
and with necessary breath
he ascends

About justbrinkley

poetry, flash fiction, prompts from a southern granny who should have been a writer.
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