Poem about Life Struggles

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You Could Have Given Up

© more by S.C. Lourie

Published by Family Friend Poems June 2021 with permission of the Author.

You could have given up,
but you kept on going.
You could have seen obstacles,
but you called them adventures.
You could have called them weeds,
but instead you called them wildflowers.
You could have died a caterpillar,
but you fought on to be a butterfly.
You could have denied yourself goodness,
but instead you chose to show
yourself self-love. You could have defined
yourself by the dark days, but instead
through them you realised your light.

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ABOUT THE POET:

S.C. Lourie is a free-spirit mama living both magically and simply with her childhood sweetheart and three gorgeous girls in London, UK (although she pines for the beach most days!). Apart from being incredibly passionate in the journey to find both the goddess/god and being of humanness inside
the heart, she is also a keen lover of doing...

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Another good one! I enjoyed it very much. And I think most of us can relate; I know I can. Thanks for sharing.

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