We are re-blogging this as a show of support to its author, Veronica Haunani Fitzhugh, who is paying the price for standing up to a known white nationalist in The Drabble’s hometown of Charlottesville, Virginia.
A lone ant patiently carries an impossible load.
The weight’s so heavy, she loses her balance in every small step.
Instead of asking for help or splitting the bundle–
she stops to rest, dances, and eats what she carries.
Her burden nourishes, energizes as well as challenges her.
How do I eat my challenges, so I may also carry them home?