When cactus breaches a desert breast
Its green is far more keen
Than spring that comes routinely
To a land that is always green.
A flame that mocks a dark environ
Is more trenchant and stark
Than a thousand lights that grace a hall
With no knowledge of the dark.
The success of a syllable spoken bold
In the teeth of sophistries
Receives a life more perpetual
Than entrenched chicaneries.
Eyes that have lost their light
Often see with ease
Many a buried impulsion
Hidden to healthy irises.
Tough times ask a sentience free
Of the press of the hitherto;
Realities do not just exist,
They must be made anew.
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