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The Flower of Adversity

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The Flower of Adversity

If you never try,
you will never know.
If there's no stuggle
there's no progress,
so how can you ever grow?
After the coldest winter
doesn't the flower bloom the most.
Each storm has its' reward,
yet not seen & doesn't show.
Stay firm & rooted,
& all shall come to pass.
Remain true to who you are
Flower of Adversity:
& just watch how long you last.

Copyright © Damion Obadan

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  1. Date: 2/27/2010 12:46:00 PM
    Oops! I almost forgot to congratulate you on having your very special poem about strengthening...featured this week, Damion. (I must have been distracted by the first ever End Line Word member contest (my first sponsored contest…See my blogs for information.) Anyway, I didn’t want the week to pass without congratulating you. So, Congratulations!!! Smiles, Dane Ann

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 12:03:00 PM
    Didactic as a pistol! Congrats on this selection. Love, daver

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 11:41:00 AM
    Clever write and congrats

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 10:15:00 AM
    Many congratulations to you for you poetry being featured on the Soups home page >> James

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 6:00:00 AM
    Congratulations on your poetry being featured on PoetrySoup this week Damion. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 11/22/2009 4:52:00 AM
    May I say I have really enjoyed reading your poems! I can't wait to read more! thank you, love Simone

  1. Date: 9/8/2008 9:54:00 AM
    I would like to welcome you to PoetrySoup . Please keep writing and posting your poetry. I enjoyed reading your poem today and hope to read more soon. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 8/23/2008 6:36:00 PM
    yes welcome to poetrysoup, and this was a great piece you wrote hope to see many poems posted here.

  1. Date: 8/21/2008 1:30:00 PM
    So much truth to your words. Welcome to Poetry Soup! I hope you enjoy your time spent with us. Best wishes with your writing. Karen

  1. Date: 8/21/2008 6:06:00 AM
    There is a good lesson to learn in this fine poem! Nicely done....Carrie