I Stand.

September 9, 2016

I stand because I was taught to-

Never stop fighting.

I walk with my head held high-

Because I ignored their jeers.

I don't cry myself to sleep because-

It will heal nothing.

I push on because there is no victory-

Without misery.

I don't need rest until I have won;

Won my freedom.

Freedom comes with a high price,

But I'm willing to pay.

I'm willing to pay because-

I'm not willing to lose.

I stand because no one else will,

Even though I'm terrified.

I'm terrified but it's okay,

Because in the end, It's worth the risk.

I stand because I know-

I can win.

I stand because-

I CAN stand.

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alexandriafxith said...
Sept. 14, 2016 at 11:08 pm
i love this so much
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Sept. 15, 2016 at 9:31 am
Thank you!
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