Friday, August 1, 2014

Triumphant ~6-18-2014~


I have been struck and crippled
but I have not been slowed or beaten
when I could not run I walked
when I could not walk I crawled...
when I couldn`t crawl I slithered
but onward I moved

I reached up
not for a handout
but for a hand hold
and I clawed my way up to face my adversaries
once more

With a fiery glint in my gold and green eyes
I scan the room looking for the next challenge
let them know
I AM HERE
and be damned if I am leaving
GET USED TO ME
I AM HERE
where I belong....
here I stay
©6-18-2014 mjmansfield

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1 comment:

  1. Wonderful to see your poetry again Jay!

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