she rose despite the thorns

By Saturday, October 29, 2022 0 , , , , Permalink

...fall into a poem, that may even inspire you... She felt beatenLike ropes on sunburnt skinHer tears swollen against her She laid thereNo words spokenHer breath just a beat She couldn’t lift her armRaise a word from her mouthSmell the fire around her Her life a furyHer heart a mazeHer head ready to fight She wasn’t one to lay downShe ...


By Sunday, December 25, 2016 0 , , , , Permalink

Written by blog contributor, Kellie Knapp.  What does that word mean to you? Have you experienced it? Are you in the middle of persevering right now? I have always known what perseverance meant. Heck, I persevered through my undergraduate and graduate degrees. But up until a few weeks ago, I didn’t truly know what perseverance meant. So ...