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My Miracle, this is a true poem

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My Miracle, this is a true poem

I looked at the clock, My life was slowly ebbing away.
I didn’t think I would reach 40, What a high price to pay.
I was coming off tranquillisers 15 a day prescribed by my then  G P,
But the withdrawal symptoms were so horrendous I could hardly see.
I was constantly being sick night and day,
All I could do was to sit and  pray this nightmare would go away.
I couldn’t walk properly, My balance had completely gone,
I couldn’t pay privately, as money I had none.
I also had Agoraphobia, so I couldn’t even go out of  the door,
This wasn’t a life worth living any more.
All I was left with, was to say a prayer,
To ask for a miracle. Lay my soul bare.
A week or so later, a letter in my hand,
An appointment with a new doctor, I could hardly stand.
Over the next year a miracle unfolded, bit by bit.
I didn’t even have to walk with my stick.
I started to go out a bit more each day,
Various obstacles got in my way.
But I was determined, I was not going back,
I mapped out a plan to keep myself on track.
I did it, I conquered my Agoraphobia, and  got off the pills.
I even went to college for the first time to learn new skills.
I went on Radio, Television, Newspapers and Magazines all covered my story.
The miracle I prayed for had happened, mine was now the glory.


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  1. Date: 4/21/2014 10:46:00 AM
    An impressive piece you wrote here... And an Impressive Miracle... I'm sure it wasn't easy... But sure... it was worth it.

  1. Date: 1/27/2013 3:19:00 PM
    So nice to read your work today. This is a wonderful sucess story. Light & Love

  1. Date: 1/23/2013 3:31:00 AM
    Congratulations on this wonderful positive story xx

  1. Date: 11/24/2012 2:47:00 PM
    What a brave and strong person you are so nice to read your work today. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/4/2012 2:04:00 PM
    All is well that ends well. Good poem. Best wishes, Larisa

  1. Date: 10/20/2012 3:31:00 PM
    Happy endings bare happy beginnings. A triumphant, and liberating poem! Loved it!