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Dig

Broken,beaten,blind and lost
All but a spark of hope left to keep warm
But dig and claw on bruised muscles, on broken limbs
Until the light day fills your sight
Left blinded no more
Dig
Until the soft fresh air blows the spark to a flame and ignites your will
Dig
Until the ground beneath is solid enough to stand
Walk,until the pain is mastered and stumbling ceases.
And you can say:
This will not be my grave.


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  1. Date: 5/27/2014 7:04:00 PM

    love the determination message in this poem,great write Gillian
  1. Date: 5/27/2014 6:44:00 PM

    Wow this poem is so powerful !!!!:-o-Love Ettie
  1. Date: 4/26/2013 8:04:00 PM

    Gillian, ;-) Wishing you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself! If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it. HUGS <3 from your newest friend ~*~SKAT"
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 11:06:00 AM

    Excellent, very moving.
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 7:52:00 AM

    An intense write indeed!! Enjoyed reading..regards INK-U-SCRIPT
  1. Date: 4/24/2013 4:13:00 AM

    - Welcome to P-Soup, you write very well. - (Giving and receiving) Visit other poems and give your comment - and you'll get back. - Continue with your beautiful poems. - Have fun with words and thoughts. - Good luck. - See you again. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 10:51:00 PM

    Gillian"Welcome to the poetry soup. My name is Linda; many poets on the soup call me PD for fun. I'm stopping by to invite you on over to my latest contest --called the “7 wonders” I'm hoping you will consider the enjoyment and challenges we offer in our contest. If you like, please consider my contest. You can find the contest page on the top left hand side. I’m looking forward in reading and enjoying your poems in the future. Today I will start by reading all you have posted this far..... Thanks @-> LINDA <-@"
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 10:42:00 PM

    Gillian, Wishing you a nice warm welcome to the Poetry Soup. I hope you find this community to be one of the best. May you find inspiration by reading some of the poetry written here by other poets, and myself! If you ever want or need feedback on any given poem, please feel free and look me up by clicking on my name anytime you see it. HUGS <3 from your newest friend ~*~SKAT"
  1. Date: 4/23/2013 10:25:00 PM

    I loved this, it was well written. great job!

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