The Better Man Project

Day (421) – The Voice

%inspirational quotes

I went to bed sick.

And I had this dream.

Where I was standing on the road.

The sun was rising, but the fog was still out.

There was this eerie light everywhere.

I looked down at the concrete.

My bare feet touched the ground.

On the black…”Starting Line” was inscribed.

My bare body stood there at the threshold.

Not the body I have now, but the body I have envisioned.

And I heard this voice.

“Ask for it.”

It said it over and over again.

It was gentle but encouraging.

“Ask for it.”

And I stood there…looking down at my feet.

And I took the first step.

It has made all the difference.

~ Evan Sanders

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17 Comments

  1. March 12, 2013

    Absolutely lovely….
    ~~~Felicia

  2. March 10, 2013

    LOVE this poem

  3. March 9, 2013

    Reblogged this on adameickmeyer and commented:
    A great, short, poem for anyone that needs a little motivation

  4. March 9, 2013

    Very inspirational, I love it. Thanks for sharing.

  5. March 9, 2013

    Reblogged this on canyousmilewithus.

  6. March 9, 2013

    The ending reminded me of Robert Frost’s “The Road Not Taken.” Wonderful :)

  7. March 9, 2013

    very powerful. . .

  8. March 9, 2013

    Reblogged this on mokauthor.

    • March 23, 2013

      LOVE THE POEM,
      I was wondering how i could get it as a book cover.

    • March 23, 2013

      What do you exactly mean by getting it as a book cover?

    • March 24, 2013

      hi,
      Exactly that.

      Its a beautiful picture and I was wondering how I could get it as a book cover for my book. If I needed to pay something or the process.

  9. March 9, 2013

    Wonderful piece..very inspiring. Great job!

  10. March 8, 2013

    one giant success begins with one little step…
    thank you for sharing.

  11. March 8, 2013

    Powerful!!

  12. March 8, 2013

    Just one step at a time… Lovely!

    And speaking of steps, thanks for following my 7000 Steps blog. :)

  13. March 8, 2013

    Reblogged this on miralahealth.

  14. March 8, 2013

    wow.. this is just lovely, i can feel the emotions, and even see the imagery you are portraying. Really great write. :-)

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