the chisel

bravery shape shifts
and takes many forms –
gravestones chiseled
one by one – imagine
the bravery it took to etch
birth and death dates by
hand into the stone.
afterward, the creator
walks away
to live another day –
i wonder if
he stresses more about what
the universe has to say

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written by Tiny Fawns for daily prompt: brave

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