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Fight for tomorrow

I see it some times today
looking back on yesterday
When I young
and didn't know better

You always said to me
Remember what you're fighting for
Don't let go there is always
always a fight for tomorrow

I didn't understand these words
When I came home one day
From a fight over nothing
That left me battered and bruised

When my morals were questioned
When I had to make my way through life
When my life had no meaning
When all I did was pick a fight

you said...

You always said to me
remember what you're fighting for
Don't let go, there is always
Always a fight for tomorrow

These weren't pretty words
I never realised how true they were
Until a look up and saw hurt in your eyes
I saw the life you fought for

You always said to me
Remember what you're fighting for
Don't let it go, there is always
Always a fight for tomorrow

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  1. Date: 1/1/2011 9:53:00 AM
    If this is for the parent contest, reads like a winner..Good luck..Your presence at my blog lifted my spirits..Sara

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 8:41:00 AM
    Sage advice you were offered, Crystal. Sometimes we end up hurting the wrong people when we choose the wrong battles. If this is for the contest, I wish you success. Beautifully penned. Happy New Year, Carolyn

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 6:48:00 AM
    You don't pay hid sometimes to a golden thought but we do remember as we get matured and face the trials and tribulations of life, Crystal. Happy New Year

  1. Date: 1/1/2011 5:33:00 AM
    Beautiful and inspirational words you have penned Crystal! Great words of advice given you that have created such a wonderful poem. Perfect words to start off the New Year! I plan to share this with my 11yr old when I get off work tonight. This goes into my fav's. Happy New Year! Lay

  1. Date: 12/31/2010 2:05:00 PM
    Crystal this is a most touching write filled with lots of emotion luv... a wonderful contest entry with wise advice from a loved one... good luck my friend in the contest.. an awesome picture u have painted with your tender words..luv.. HNY .. and HNY EVE...