Free Verse Poetry

On My Knees

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I have been knocked down
again & againโ€ฆ so have you.
Tried to fight, tried to find
a clear path only to be
blocked & buried.
What they donโ€™t know
is if I stayed down
I would have died
decades agoโ€ฆ
I am guessing
you would have too.
If youโ€™ve got my
back, I have your
neck, together.
When I am on my knees
& my head is bowed,
donโ€™t count me out.
I am trying to decide
if I am coming back
as fire or ice, but
trust me,
I am coming back.
May the odds be ever
in our doubters &
troublemakers favor.

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