Courage Poem

Being Loved And Respected For The Person You Are

This poem is about people letting others be themselves and respecting that person for what they choose to do with their life. Not being judgmental...just accepting another being and letting each individual live a full, happy, and loving life. I wrote this on 5-7-2001.

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You Fight

Lisa K. Putnam © more by Lisa K. Putnam

Published by Family Friend Poems September 2018 with permission of the author.

You fight your whole life
to be seen,
to be different,
to be understood.

You fight your whole life
to be free,
to be honest,
to be forgiven.

You fight your whole life
to be loved,
to be cared for,
to be yourself, an individual!

You fight your whole life,
for justice,
for world peace,
for Mother Earth,
Keep up the fight!



I lost my daughter Julia at the age of twenty years old, also my grandson Josiah 35 months old in a tragic car accident on 4-16-2004. They both were my pride and joy, and I miss them each and every day. I know they are in the loving presence of our Lord, and one day we will all be reunited! Until than I will write my poems to share with other...

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