Poem: “Reach That Light”

* Reach That Light *

I wrote this to motivate myself everyday and everybody else who is going through hard times struggling

You are the success to your own achievements

Don’t ever, ever, never forget that!

You have come a far way to turn back

Just keep on moving you are almost there

Life is full of surprises and it definitely ain’t fair

You are in a long race so stay focused and keep runnin’

Don’t look back

Ease up

Prepare for what’s comin’

Let nobody get to you ‘cause you are who you are

Not who they think you are

You are created for a purpose

For something really special

Brave of the bravest you are

I know that for sure

You are genius as well

Don’t let your talents pour down the drain for nothin’

‘Cause that’s a waste

Let your abilities soar

One day you will find your place

Right now you are goin’ through a dark tunnel

Learnin’ meanings of life

Almost to your destination you will reach that light

With God in your mind

Your spirit and your soul

Everything is goin’ to be alright

You will win this fight for sure

1 Comment

  1. pretty on August 11, 2011 at 10:46 AM

    keep up dha good work and god is great good is a good person he does this every day for a reason

  2. kassidilenae on November 20, 2020 at 1:26 PM

    Thank you for this encouragement! I love the ending lines, “with God in your mind, your spirit, and your soul, you will win this fight for sure.” I pray that we all remember this during our darkest times. Keep writing!

    KC

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