I want to tell you to keep going
because there are so many adventures
that would be spoilt without you.
I have an unrequited belief in your future
– that does not mirror the past –
enmeshed with the present
only because it is the yellow brick road.
‘Follow it, Dorothy.’
You need to know that the important parts of
but the ingot of truth shines
in a wall of empty promises.
I want to tell you to
click your heels and
because the adventures are yours.