Miles

December 18, 2017
By Jessie Romano SILVER, Bordentown, New Jersey
Jessie Romano SILVER, Bordentown, New Jersey
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I am miles from where I used to be
Life was a steep climb
Doing my best through each obstacle
Yet never reaching the mountain top
It took me into the darkest places
And taught me harsh lessons

 

With each mile I traveled lighter
Letting go of travelers and worries as if they were balloons
Accepting that sometimes I had to face the road alone
I loved my body for carrying me
And my mind for instilling spirit and hope

 

Looking back on the many miles I feel exhaustion 
and hurt
Pride and strength
I am grateful for the miles I have traveled
And the lessons they have taught me



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