March 6, 2018,Prescott-
The realm can try and exhaust, one’s patience.
In times of light and darkness, though, patience
is exactly what must be summoned.
Some young ones push their elders,
and one another, to the limit.
Others are pushed to their limits,
by their elders.
What does one do,
on a day of fasting,
when challenges are tossed about,
like water balloons?
It becomes meditation time,
reflection upon the whims and fancies
of his own youth.
Seeing the way forward
to be one of forbearance,
he returns from the meditation time,
that supplants lunch during the Fast,
and vows to neither be tested
by others or be a test to them.