Straight Ahead

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Our dreams came true


Because we crawled past our failures


That amazing, true love we found


Was made possible by experiencing countless heartaches


Our super-human strength was discovered


At times when we felt our weakest


Our courageous heart came from


Being scared stiff


Our ability to adapt to change


Came because we were not afraid to feel a little uncomfortable


Every good thing we have experienced


Once was something not so incredible


But we keep on living and moving straight ahead




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TheManWithNoPants profile image

TheManWithNoPants 3 years ago from Tucson, Az.

Awesome. This really hit home. Up, awesome, and beautiful my friend!

jim


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torrilynn 3 years ago

beautiful and intriguing hub that you have here

i found it to be a great poem

Voted up


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Mhatter99 3 years ago from San Francisco

Thank you for bringing alive your perspective.


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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you guys for your comments, I have discovered so much from the simple natural act of growing older. That whole saying we grew up hearing about the older you get the more wise you become, actually turned out to be true.


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Faith Reaper 3 years ago from southern USA

Yes, as the years pass and we face many trials of kinds, we know we will grow from those very trails and become who we are this day, and He is not finished with us either. Praise Him!

Very lovely write.

Voted up ++++ and sharing

God bless. In His Love, Faith Reaper


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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you Faith and yes God molds us in the way he knows suits us, I am so glad he pulled me away from the old path I was walking down.


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Suhail and my dog 3 years ago from Mississauga, ON

What an awesome poem! Every verse stood out.


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Gypsy Rose Lee 3 years ago from Riga, Latvia

Voted up and awesome. Loved this. Every day and every moment keeps leading us forward into the future.


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Docmo 3 years ago from UK

Awesome.. beautiful things arise from the fire of failure, strength and wisdom come from heartache and reflection. Profound ideas in an simple and beautiful poem. Well done.up/beautiful.


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prettynutjob30 3 years ago from From the land of Chocolate Chips,and all other things sweet. Author

Thank you so much for your comments Suhail, Gypsy Rose and Docmo.


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ocfireflies 3 years ago from North Carolina

Poignant. Direct. Beautiful. Very much enjoyed. Voted Up.

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