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Daniel Zhu, 10
San Jose, CA

Trust (Inspired by "Harlem" by Langston Hughes)

Daniel Zhu, 10

What happens to trust vanished?
Does it reappear
Out of thin air?
Does it painfully regrow
like a half-alive tree?
Does it haunt you-
A ghost in your dreams?
Does it leave you as empty-
nothing but a shell?
Does it destroy you and
Crush you underfoot?

Or does it leave you wondering
If trust
Can be attained
At all?

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