Life, He Said

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Life

He said

Is a mixture of emotion and commotion

The highs are high

And the lows are low

They will make your stomach flip when you rise

And slam you into the ground when you fall

But the worst thing you could possible do

Is numb yourself

Sedate yourself

And drug yourself with a frosted heart

Life

He said

Is a mixture of heartache and triumph

The pain hangs your head

The triumph make your heart beat

You will crumble

And you will condense

And the reasons for all this, He said

Is to make you grow

To turn you into something real

Genuine. Quality. Authentic

Life

He said

Is given to those who are not afraid

Of the possibility of pain

Because they know that the struggle is positive

The blacksmiths arm is only forged by resistance

And the human soul morphs in the same way

Through punishment and perseverance

In love and determination

And in the end those who decide to accept this

Are the ones who live

Not just survive

– Evan Sanders

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    October 24, 2013 at 5:52 pm

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  • olgatodd
    October 24, 2013 at 5:52 pm

    Reblogged this on Inspiration for Daily Living and commented:
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    October 24, 2013 at 8:25 pm

    Reblogged this on SuAvE.

  • winnymarch
    October 25, 2013 at 1:37 am

    life is a grey

  • purplesus
    October 25, 2013 at 3:51 am

    Reblogged this on Purplesus' Blog and commented:
    I loved this post!

  • Pink Ninjabi
    October 25, 2013 at 5:40 am

    Love! Thank you

  • imnotyourfavoritepossession
    October 25, 2013 at 6:22 am

    Very true. Well said.

  • tywood12
    October 25, 2013 at 10:16 am

    Reblogged this on My New Life and commented:
    This is beautiful!

  • Ryan Lindsey
    October 25, 2013 at 10:58 am

    This is a poem for the history books. Extremely good,thanks, it inspires me to be a better man.

  • finalends
    October 25, 2013 at 11:22 am

    Reblogged this on Dreams Will Catch You and commented:
    Inspiring poem which I had to reblog.

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    October 25, 2013 at 12:44 pm

    Reblogged this on tothetable.

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    October 25, 2013 at 7:18 pm

    Reblogged this on Island Time.

  • revmelissabrown
    October 26, 2013 at 12:09 am

    What a beautiful and powerful piece!! I love this and live it.

  • Charly Makray-Rice
    October 27, 2013 at 1:16 pm

    Wish I’d known this five years ago. I can still use it while trying to untangle the knots of hindsight, and straighten the lines to the future. This I shall print out and put where I can use whenever I find I’ve lost my compass. Thank you.

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    October 27, 2013 at 3:59 pm

    Reblogged this on Olivia Eleanor Kirby.

  • gomiokez
    October 27, 2013 at 5:55 pm

    great work partner!

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    October 28, 2013 at 5:07 pm

    What a beautiful post! Reblogged on Life…Outrageously Real Insights.

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    October 29, 2013 at 3:01 am

    Reblogged this on lessons of summer.

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    October 29, 2013 at 7:53 pm

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