I speak often of life being violent
-how it slaps and kicks
and is ever ready to trip
But I’ve changed my perspective
It’s not how hard you’re hit
It’s more about
the strength of your inner core
the bulking up of your minds’ muscles
and wearing the cloak of forgiveness
That’s how it’s done

©Vivian Zems

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