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Poem: The Trudgery of Life

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Poem Summary

The trudgery of life is a poem anout how one stands alone trying to make sense of his scattered thoughts. He searches for a guiding light. He often fails, falling down & then picking himself back up to start his journey again. Giving up is too easy.

"Jason Mraz - I Won't Give Up

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The Trudgery of Life

Standing alone

within the mist of darkness,

searching fearlessly for a guiding light,

to help her understand

those scattered thoughts within her mind.


She trudges onward through this blindness

careslessly stumbling,

falling down within a dark pit,

returning her to the beginning

of this long, hard journey.


Often times,

she considers giving up this adventure,

tossing in the towel,

but that is too much like failure,

so gradually she climbs the same steep cliff

cautiously watching each step she takes,

with determination to succeed,

for turning back is just too easy.

"Sia - Never Give Up ( from the Lion soundtrack)

© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE

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