For Jacinda Ardern

You are that proud yacht:
sails full, wind-tilted
facing the waves with 
confidence and grace

Your bow wave -
that iridescent 'V' -
presses outward
meeting other ripples,
going (it seems) for miles.

I don't know if anybody 
heard you coming -
so young and so clean -
but you're going to sail around
a while longer yet

and that's some
of the best news of  2020.

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