Dean Traylor is a freelance writer and teacher who writes about various subjects including education and creative writing.
You take the slings
But you come back for more
The odds are
Stacked against you.
Strength doesn’t come
From brute strength
But from a will
So, take those
Slings of arrows.
Pull them out!
And keep coming back.
To show your true strength.
© 2020 Dean Traylor
BRENDA ARLEDGE from Washington Court House on October 09, 2020:
It is true. Your strength comes from will & determination.
Nicholas W King on October 09, 2020:
Wonderful poem. I love the message tied to this. Great work!
Eric Dierker from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A. on October 09, 2020:
I sure like this. Good reminder for me.
John Hansen from Queensland Australia on October 09, 2020:
Excellent poem. You need a strong will and determination to keep fighting back under adversity.