Weathering the Elements


She walked through fire

but was not burnt by it

She treaded deep water

but not overcome by it

She braved the howling wind

but not moved by it

She faced diversity on earth

but not usurped by it

The contest of courage


 Reena’s Exploration Challenge – Week 48



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  1. Hmm. I like this poem, Eugenia. Inspiring and positive. πŸ™‚

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  2. A beautiful poem! Inspiring! πŸ’™

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  3. gave me a sense of holding myself above the pain and suffering, knowing it is all temporary. beautiful Eugenia, you uplift me with this today.

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  4. Pressing on, unencumbered, shackle free, with goal in site from the get go… Now, this is the way to journey forth… Well done, Eugenia. You are unstoppable, the Unsinkable Molly Brown.

    Happy TGIF from Tennessee!

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  5. Beautiful…. Reminds me of my mother’s challenges … Diane

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  6. That was great. When I read your poetry, I feel like my words are not even good enough to compliment it. You are very talented.

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  7. Really great poem of strength and courage! Wonderfully done!!!

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  8. Hi, Franci!

    Somehow, the pingback has not worked. I saw this in the blogroll. Pasting the link on the Challenge wall now.

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  9. Beautiful and inspiring.

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  10. Such an excellent poem dear Eugenia, Arrgh to Overcome All the ‘elements’ is inspiring..
    Long may she overcome any storm in her path. ❀

    Lovely to arrive upon your door again my friend. ❀

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  11. I’ve had times like that in my life. I’ve had times when it didn’t go this smooth either. Very well said.

    Have a fabulous weekend. β™₯

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  12. Fearlessness is in faith. A beautiful post!!

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  13. This is so powerful and spirit-lifting. Loved every word πŸ™‚

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  14. Such a powerful and encouraging poem!

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  15. The last line brings up a question …. contest with whom? Many-a-times, a lot of strength is taken up in fighting unknown forces.

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