Today, enjoy this amazing poem by Leah Lubin: Even Heroes Need a Backup. Have a nice day, Yareah Magazine friends.
Even Heroes Need a Backup
I remember you well.
Our firemen on 9/11 who ran up while others ran down.
Our whole nation loves you and we know that.
Even heroes need a backup.
So we stand up for you.
Applauding and sometimes whispering your names.
Here on Earth, my story continues not at peace yet.
But grateful not to be at war.
Myself personally, I’ve had enough of war and promise
myself to keep clear of the dangerous regions of the world,
even if I was born in one.
Believing that we in the free world do have a choice.
My Santa Cruz life style not yet stable.
I consider my options and weigh the considerations.
Moving around here in California, each location so different.
Mountain View, Palo Alto, and Woodside, my home for over
30 years, all part of the Peninsula, each have a very specific style
Then came San Francisco, North Beach to be specific.
Good for my art and writing, but too crowded and noisy for the fragile human inside.
Now, a new period in my life is calling.
Challenging me with change, further growth, and courage.
Not sure I am ready.
But not sure I have a choice.
I truly suspect most of our life only looks like it’s in our hands.
But it’s actually a learning process that has been predestined.