Poem: That Much Closer to Me

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I have sought strength

In the tear-filled lessons.

Sometimes,

I have allowed them

Retrace their steps

Across my skin

And though some

May see my weakness

I have never –

Given in.

I have learned

Life

Is not all sunshine

And sometimes,

It must rain

But I have

Come to appreciate

The knowledge

That I have gained –

For every step forward,

despite those tears,

I am that much closer

To being the person

I’ve always desired to be.

 

© Sumyanna 2018

 

Beautiful image courtesy of Pixabay.com

 

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