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Author Name: FreeBabyBluXTC 6 Comments
Date Added: March 17, 2003 18:03:40 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Even Through Adversity
(Dediacted to Terry Fox,1958-1981)

Many years ago I have lost the essence of my humanity
I was confined to depths of hell
and my soul was sentenced to a life of captivity
I was lost,confused and had welcomed defeat
I thought never again will I sense that feeling of pride and inner peace
At age nine I was pressured to accept the role of being a man
but there was still so much I needed to learn and things I didn't understand
My father abandoned me and my family so we had to survive on our own
he was a selfish,corrupted bastard with a heart as cold as stone
But together me and my family persevered,overcoming the obstacles of life
confronting our demons and fears found deep in the depths of the night
I believe hope was the catalyst that helped me survive
against the trials and tribulations of life,from which my heart was revived
Through all the harsh experiences I had to overcome
I believe it was a test from above to show the type of person I would become
I endured the ridicule,the criticism and still continued to thrive
I fought through the adversity to keep my dreams alive
At times I felt conceded and had thoughts of suicide
but the promises I made to myself keep me and my dreams alive
Now I fight on courageously with the knowledge of better days
I will follow my heart to its limits then exceed them beyond display
Hope and faith is the foundation to my success
I was inspired by the hearts of mankind
and had a mother who was truly blessed
When times were bitter and hope was lost
I still carried on to achieve my dreams
with the intention to accomplish them at any cost
If my dreams are ever shattered will I have the courage to try again?
the answer is only yes with the aid of my loving family and friends
I'm trying to live life to the fullest and on my way I'm correcting my mistakes
living a life of happiness with a sense of pride and a change of pace
Even Through adversity,prejudice and racism I still managed to keep it together
holding strong to my rights and beliefs with a dream that would last forever
Surrendering was never an option against the desires of my heart
I was compelled to face the truth ever since the very start
My spirit will continue to fight even after I'm gone
against all the adversity in the world with dreams that will forever live on
Author's Notes:
Even wit cancer he still persevered against adversity tryin 2 accomplish his dream of runnin cross canada 2 raise money 4 cancer research.Sadly he neva achieved his dream but his heart n dream of findin a cure 4 cancer lives on.RIP.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAngelic Light on December 6, 2005 07:33:04 PM Report
Wow...I'm like speechless that was amazin'! It makes it even more impressive that u did it in ur own point of view! This 1 iz defidently goin' up in my favs.I'm sure he's prolly lookin down thankin' you 4 the tribute!
^_^
~1~Angelic Light~
Comment By: FreeJames Lagoski on August 24, 2003 12:33:10 PM Report
Dear Tony-
THIS IS INCREDIBLE!
Description with an ongoing style that just flows through naturally-
There were times reading through this that I wondered if it was a story or poem yet didn't care,
I just wanted to read it!
Outstanding!
Peace~
James
Comment By: FreeRyan Meckes on August 18, 2003 07:12:25 PM Report
Tony...you are a fantastic writer. You have a very kind heart to write this tribute...excellent work.
Comment By: FreeMary F. Charest on August 18, 2003 07:00:38 PM Report
Very touching. Well written and expressive.
Mary
Comment By: FreeBarbara Demasson on June 5, 2003 02:44:18 PM Report
If you can maintain pride and inner peace then hope and faith are working for you. Excellent, a heartfelt poem...love this one!
Comment By: FreeSandy J Hradil on March 17, 2003 09:42:00 PM Report
This is absolutely wonderful Tony! Inspireing and beautiful. Of course you will never give up because your a fighter not a quitter. (pssst 8 mile comes out tommorrow ya ganna get one?)I wanna see the battles that wernt in the movie!




 


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