A modern parable …

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Standing tall conspicuous,

though largely ignored.

Transporting invisible energies

to multitudes, unknowingly

dependent on his stability,

beneficiaries of his constancy

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Proudly holding aloft,

cables cackling merrily

as if impersonating

those perched to rest and preen

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Relentlessly buffeted in howling gales

and wintry storms, exposed and

un-sheltered yet still  standing –

as if to attention

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And so may we …

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