The Fact That I Tried #Prose4T

The Fact That I Tried

Looking forward
But is that right?
I have two options
To fight or flight

If I flee
From what is to come
I’ll never know
If I lost or I won

Fight is the way
There’s no other choice
I want that reason
To be happy, rejoice

Look in the mirror
And know that I tried
No matter how many times
I’ve fallen and cried

The journey make be long
The road twists and turns
The failures are hard
Sometimes it burns

But I know that one day
I can look myself in the eyes
And be satisfied with
The fact that I tried

Victoria Welton 4th October 2016

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28 Comments

  1. October 10, 2016 / 3:43 pm

    At the end of the day, you need to know you did everything you could: and you are doing everything you can. I really hope that you get your wish in the end, sending lots of love your way. Thank you so much for sharing with #ThePrompt x
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  2. October 9, 2016 / 8:00 pm

    Lovely poem Vicky. I have a cup at home that reads ‘the only real failure is the failure to try’ and I think as long as we do that we van hold up our heads with pride.

  3. October 9, 2016 / 4:20 pm

    Oh this shows strength of determination. Never give up as you never know when things can happen and things can change for the better.

  4. October 8, 2016 / 7:23 pm

    I actually found this poem really uplifting. I recognise that you are unsure, but I feel great strength from it too.

  5. October 8, 2016 / 6:23 am

    Ah yes, the importance of having tried. Great post. #theprompt

  6. October 7, 2016 / 10:08 pm

    look yourself in the eyes now too and be proud, you don’t have to wait until later x

  7. October 7, 2016 / 2:41 pm

    Keep on fighting and you will know that you done everything that you could! (popping over from #prose4t and #theprompt today)
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  8. October 7, 2016 / 11:22 am

    I want to give you the biggest hug, keep trying and you are amazing. It is hard, but I hope one day. Lots of love xx

  9. October 5, 2016 / 12:56 pm

    I had to fight for seven years and at times I wanted to give up. I get this completely x

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