Wait!

Don’t go.

I am still here.

I want to say something.

Hear me.

Stop.

For a moment.

Listen.

To me.

I am.

I am you.

I am not you.

But we could be one.

Or one of many.

Stop.

Listen to me.

I speak your language.

I am you.

Stop.

©aother

Art: Wait for Me

By Benjamin Chee Chee

Benjamin Chee Chee, artist, of Ojibwa descent, born Kenneth Thomas Benjamin at Temagami, Ontario 26 March 1944; died at Ottawa 14 March 1977.

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