Be Brave for Me

I am shell, shadow,
left to leave a lake
of my own tears and ask that you would
drown in them,
be brave,
soon,
and drown in them.
Meet me on the other side.

There is more coming that you
cannot sense yet,
and I know the same
goes for me.

Be brave for me.

This poem is about: 
Me
My family
My community

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