Thursday, August 1, 2013


This is a fight I cannot win,
Whether for myself or her
Who glues my soul together.

But fight I will, as fierce
As a bear with cubs,
Stubborn as an angry mule.

So long as I am fighting
I’m alive, and she,
And we’re as one.

I never knew
The fight I had in me
Until I learned that I might lose.

©2013 John I. Blair

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