This was inspired by someone I know, who said the other day, “Don’t wait to have hope.” In some ways, that’s easier said than done, but I had sort of forgotten that you, by definition, don’t have to wait for better times in order to have hope.
Update: shared with DVerse’s OLN on 8/19/2021
Something that must
Be gone ’til better times?
The need for it climbs the worse things
To dig deep, find
That precious, priceless pearl.
That little flame of hope can save