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The Human Spirit In A Bowl Of Soup

. One can try to break it if it belongs to another, It’s hard to be broken and impossible to smother, It’s born within a baby and stays til the end of life It is mostly intangible but it's qualities do run rife. It drives us to try, when winning can’t be achieved It helps us to accomplish feats hard to be believed. It’s the overwhelming fire inside that gives us drive It’s the mindset to perform, to create and be alive It can overcome heartache and longstanding pain It’s the urge to get up and try again and again. You will not learn about it, in Biology class Its not made of skin, bone or even brass No exercise known will make it grow Always inside us, an inner glow, It can get stronger day by day It’s strength, it will display You can’t ever see it and will never hear it It’s one of earth’s wonders, the human spirit. The Human Spirit. Judged 24th September 2022 Contest Name Writing Challenge - X'd Poems Second Chance Sponsor Constance La France Resubmitted 4th December 2022 Shared 2nd Place

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Date: 12/10/2022 5:34:00 PM
Wendy, deep and inspiring. Congratulations on your win in my Writing Challenge- x'd poem - Second Chance, well done, blessings
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Wendy Horder
Date: 12/10/2022 5:58:00 PM
Thank you Constance. Your congratulationary Comment was very uplifting.
Date: 12/6/2022 8:06:00 AM
I love this Wendy. Sweet and heartfelt write. A great form :)
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Wendy Horder
Date: 12/6/2022 7:23:00 PM
Thanks so much Linda, your comments mean a lot to me.
Date: 12/4/2022 8:13:00 AM
Dear Wendy, your poem is uplifting and absolutely beautiful both in form and spirit. Best wishes for a win and warmest wishes for you.. ~Susan
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Wendy Horder
Date: 12/4/2022 11:30:00 AM
Thank you Susan, a lovely comment, very much appreciated.
Date: 12/3/2022 6:03:00 PM
It's a winner to me! Great job :-)
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Wendy Horder
Date: 12/3/2022 8:26:00 PM
Swap places with the judge for me Beck !! LOL.. Thanks for your vote of confidence Becky. In fairness I think you and Deb are kind of bit biased. Thanks for your encouragement.
Date: 12/3/2022 4:06:00 PM
Oh my Wendy!!! How clever you are creating such an incredible poem! Love it Miss Wendy! Debx
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Wendy Horder
Date: 12/3/2022 4:19:00 PM
This is an old poem Deb. I resubmitted it because it didn't place when I entered it in a contest. There is a contest going now that gives you a second chance. I remember I was a tad disappointed that it did no good. If it does no good this time I will be convinced ..LOL Thanks for your lovely comment Deb.