Walk On

She walked and walked
In shoes too small,
That rubbed and chafed
And made her fall.

On she walked,
Despite the pain,
Through wind and snow
Through sun and rain.

She nearly stopped
A thousand times,
When hills looked
Far too steep to climb

Or rivers looked
Too wide to cross
When she felt scared,
Or hurt or lost.

But on she walked,
With focused mind;
She had a better
Life to find.

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14 Responses to Walk On

  1. angharad says:

    Just wanted to say this was so encouraging for me. Thank you SO much! Another insightful, thoughtful poem. X

    Liked by 2 people

  2. words4jp says:

    Lovely and inspirational.

    Liked by 1 person

  3. chattinatti says:

    I can identify…nice piece! 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

  4. topazo says:

    hope a better life she did find?

    Like

  5. Yu/stan/kema says:

    I really liked this poem,pookyH.Good going!

    Yu/stan/kema

    Liked by 1 person

  6. I love the rhythm (cadence?) and message of these words!

    Liked by 1 person

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