resistance is not futile
but it will wreck you
if you do not rest.
sister, you who hold us up,
who bear the weight
of a world’s work, undone,
when you cannot carry it
remember: we are many arms
and we can sleep in shifts.


photo and poem by katherine ferrier ©2017


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