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Life keeps moving

I do not know all the answers and that’s ok.
I do know this.
Sometimes we break to renew.
Sometimes we have darkness to appreciate our brighter days.
Sometimes we have pain to mold us into something stronger.
Sometimes we don’t know who we are or why we are here until we become steady with our breath.
Sometimes making time to replenish ourselves is enough.
Regardless of the season,
the moments in your life right now, there will still be many cracks.
Some impactful and some less significant. What matters is the decisions you make on this present moment to keep moving forward.

About this poem

The poem is about going through challenges in life.

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Written on April 01, 2021

Submitted by nanswriter on July 02, 2021

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Closest metre Iambic heptameter
Characters 580
Words 103
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 10

Nancy Nunez

A Mexican-American writer. Poet. Author. Born and raised in Los Angeles, California. Her words gives the reader encouragement, perspective, optimism, inspiration, to look within ourselves for our self-growth, self-discovery and self- love journey. www.nancynunez.com more…

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  • CSE4444
    Beautiful poem. Very real and uninhibited. Thank you.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Dougla$Irishman
    Life should keep on moving, physically and spirituality !
    But there will come a day when you are in slow motion, the elder years are the test of a lifetime ! Help ! Very nice thoughts in this poem !
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • Soulwriter
    Stirring words. Certainly a poem to be read out-loud.
    LikeReply1 year ago
  • UJ
    Good one. I really like this free verse stuff to be able to express yourself more freely. This one gave me a couple of ideas on how to maybe write another one.
    LikeReply1 year ago
    • nanswriter
      Thank you UJ. I would be interested in reading the new poem you come up with. Happy writing.
      LikeReply1 year ago
    • UJ
      I'm ready to post it now. It's called "Don't Give Up". It's not a well written as yours but I'm not quite at that level yet.
      LikeReply1 year ago
  • brijmohan_p
    Sometimes we have darkness to appriciate our brighter days. This poetic line has impressed me a lot. Very nicely written. Keep it up. Thanks.
    LikeReply1 year ago


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