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Still Standing

From all the pain of yesterday I stand tall and proud For nothing left stands in my way How long I breathed the air of sorrow Drowning in the silence No I look ahead for tomorrows Many years passed waiting for my last hour The world so dark around me Oh childhood, your taste sour But yet, I marched on through to adulthood Through swamps and quick sand Searching for life for good Here I stand reminiscing of yesteryears The thick and thin of adolescence No more worry, no more tears

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 6/24/2019 8:23:00 PM
Your reflective poem expresses such beautifully expressed self-empowerment, Rachel. Congratulation on your wonderful placement in Brian's contest. Warmest wishes.. ~Susan
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Rachel Thomson
Date: 6/25/2019 8:32:00 AM
Hi Susan, thank you so much for your lovely comment. Just wondering, how to I see where I placed in the contest? Best wishes, Rachel