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Undying Persistence



Pursuing unrequited love,
disappointment becomes the norm.
And reality's ripped apart,
as dreams get scuttled in the storm.

One flip of the coin, win or lose,
Lady Luck will decide your fate.
Yet rejection's devastating,
if in a venerable state.

Your dreams are suddenly denied,
and your destiny is repealed.
A very personal critique,
on how such pain can't be concealed.

Anger and frustration have you
sliding down a slippery slope.
Yet with undying persistence,
you hold on to fragments of hope.
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Submitted on August 24, 2014

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I was born in a small town, (Bathurst) New Brunswick, Canada,. The third eldest of thirteen children, ten girls and three boys. I’m the product of a semi-dysfunctional family, brought up by a controlling, physically abusive father, verses a loving mother. Many of my poems reflect the uniqueness and special circumstances of my upbringing. more…

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