I Try (a poem I wrote 1/7/2006)

by admin on September 21, 2007

I try not to run away from who I am, or to compare myself to who I was
I try to look forward
I try to embrace my existence and to be thankful for all I have
I try to realize that all I have today exists in part because of all the sadness and
all the pain and suffering I have endured
I try to see the good in that.
I try to think who would I be if not for who I am today.
I try to see the light.
I try and talk to god.
I try to maintain hope and faith and an unbridled belief that things will resolve and then I hope a little more and pray that is enough
I try not to weaken although each day I die inside
and although I feel like I cannot go on
I will, because
I try not to run away from who I am, or compare myself to who I was
I try to look forward.

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Elle September 21, 2007 at 9:19 pm

That’s beautiful, and so much from the heart :) You can really tell how much you’ve grown through your ordeal. You’re such a strong, amazing woman!

Elle.

admin September 22, 2007 at 5:46 am

Thank you so much for your very kind words, that means a lot to me.

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