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Below is the poem entitled REDEEM SELF ESTEEM which was written by poet Lei Strauss. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Trekking the peak of triumph was the utmost highlight of my career
Being an icon for years made everyone swept off their feet
The pride, honor and glory seem to be bright and shiny
Just like the applause of people, it’s everywhere surround me

The best moment in life has come to an end
It is taken by time, it must be given to someone else
As light slowly fades and so as people around me
Timidly walking away and forget the history that I made

But the worst part of all is not about losing myself
Not even dropping my glory and lose my pride
I am wondering how to redeem my self esteem 
Despite of all negative criticisms thrown on my way

I deserve respect more than anyone’s appreciation
My contributions were huge and they show domination 
After making an impact, was everything just an imagination?
For efforts should be realized because they last forever

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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