Strength?

I never considered myself to be strong, before.

My heart, my mind, my body

Thought of as weak, before.

 

But I am no longer the girl I was before. 

This heart has survived every wound, every attack.

This mind has overcome every anxiety, every doubt. 

My soul, my character tested over and over and

I have failed and thrived only to fail again.

Yet here I stand.

I have picked myself up off the ground and I continue to,

Bearing the weight each time I fall.

 

I never considered myself to be strong, before. 

Because I could not protect myself, I still cannot.

My heart, my mind, my body.

But that is not where true strength lies.

It lies in perserverance, in effort, in growth,

In me.

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Randall Eckstein

Mon 23rd Jan 2017 13:04

Love the life that shows in these lines. A brilliant and beloved piece.

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Louise Hogg

Mon 23rd Jan 2017 10:28

It takes strength to write poems as passionate as this. Keep strong.

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