What does it take, to make your best ever stand.
To go shoulder to shoulder, hand in hand.
Giving back to your brother, support to the land.
Spontaneous in the moment, or otherwise planned.
Placing arm around comrade, planting ally in heart.
No longer to be separate, no longer apart.
For together we are leaders, stepping forward as one.
No task is too great now, no mission left undone.
For now in the decision, one must make one’s own choice.
To sacrifice oneself, for the sound of one’s voice.
To lend support to a vision, an insight to a dream.
An eye for an eye, no more authority meme.
A contemporary figurehead, has more compassion to deal.
To be true, more authentic, to love and to feel.
To be centred and grounded, aligned and stood plumb.
Not to be pushed, or prodded, placed under the thumb.
For we’re not for turning, conviction runs through.
Gauntlets are laid down, swords ready with crew.
For now it is opportune, no time left to wince.
Where we are at arms, no need to convince.
We’re on our mettle, determined in our stance.
Passionate for our cause, a campaign filled with romance.
We’re the ones we’ve been waiting for, to that we hold dear.
Our position is so solid now, we live without fear.
By Simon Blackler
Copyright © Simon Blackler 2021
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