Treat not denials like the end, but like windows,
To new destinations, awaiting an expedition.
Like this man, to some known as Gandhi,
To others as the ‘Father of the Nation’.
That fated day, a denial born of racial arrogance,
Became the seed of a revolution.
One denial that led to a nation finding its lost voice,
And the man, his one true ambition.
In response to the Daily Prompt Word: Deny
I know it’s not Gandhi Jayanti anymore, but it’s never too late to pay tribute to the man who played a pivotal role in our Fight for Freedom.
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