Rise

2017-07-01 Hawaii

©MED 2017

Ugly.
Manipulative.
Deceitful.
Cutting to the quick.

Staggering in shock. Wounded by your unexpected, unwarranted assault.

Wavering.
Shrinking.
Sad.
Alone.

Until a realization occurs. My attacker is a miserable, pathetic wreck.

The pain,
Temporarily inflicted on me,
Will damage you.
For hatred burns at your core.

And yet… Incredibly, your cruelty ignites my growth. My resolve.

I cannot remain quiet.
I will not be your victim.
You cannot control me.
I am stronger than you think.

You cannot keep me down. I will rise.

About mdesmarteau

Leader. Collaborator. Creator. Problem Solver. Encourager. Advocate. Writer. Wife. Mother. Friend.
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