“Sometimes there’s truth in old clichés.
There can be no real peace
And without resistance
there will be no justice.”
— Arundhati Roy
heads tucked under
eyes closed to world around
blocking light of change
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Resistance ~ Sleeping Mute Swans* photo by Jan Logozzo • “Resistance” Haiku** by Mary O’Connor
* Mute Swans aren’t really mute, but their hoarse trumpet or bugle call doesn’t carry like those of other species; they also snort or hiss when disturbed.
** Haiku: a Japanese poem of seventeen syllables, in three lines of five, seven, and five, traditionally evoking images of the natural world