Looking Forwards

The last year had been hard.
He found himself dwelling
On failures
And hard times,
Unable to leave them behind.

How though,
Could he stride forward
With one foot always in the past?
Trapped and tethered,
Torn and tattered.

He resolved to look forward;
His past had shaped him,
And taught him,
But he would not let it bully him.
He would walk forwards,
With small,
But certain,
Steps.

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6 Responses to Looking Forwards

  1. angharad says:

    ‘walk forwards With small But certain Steps’. I love that, thank you so much for some inspirational positivity! Wishing you all the very best for the New Year! Xx

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  2. topazo says:

    wow…my conclusion as the old year runs to an end…I am walking away, leaving all behind. what lies ahead is greater than what is behind

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  3. Sheila says:

    Love the quote on the mirror! Happy New Year!

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  4. Yu/stan/kema says:

    Very good poem, Pooky. I like it. Yu/stan/kema

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  5. Inspiring for the new year. Thank you

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  6. Love the saying on the mirror. Must remember it.

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