2017-07-01 Hawaii

©MED 2017

Cutting to the quick.

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


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.
This entry was posted in Struggle, Thriving and tagged , . Bookmark the permalink.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s