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The Warrior



I am a warrior,
fighting the battles
of life's challenges,
tripping over the cracks
on the sidewalks,
drinking cold coffee,
listening to sad songs,
working on taxes,
calling in borderline sick,
and driving the combative zone
of rush-hour traffic.

What seems so important now,
will eventually become faded
pictures found in a family album
whose torn and dusty covers are a
reminder that warriors are not immortal.
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Submitted by Sonny68 on January 23, 2016

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Sonia Walker

I have been writing poetry, short stories and articles of interest for over thirty years. Most of my writing has been published in small presses, journals and weekly community newspapers. It is enjoyable to receive positive feedback on my writing. Before retirement, I was an editor and co-publisher for a quarterly journal and monthly newsletter from Anchorage, Alaska. My philosophy is to write something everyday to keep the cobwebs away. more…

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