Believing - Poem by RIC BASTASA

start with the basic
belief in yourself
that no matter how
hard things are
you can always do
it and get the
taste of success

soon you realize
every fall and
and painful
things have been
there is still
this comfort
of how we look
at things we
give meaning
and how we
put color to
what is there
and sense its
we get the picture
of who we are
and what we have

what is important
we still have ourselves
as walls
houses and beds
and windows
towards this
galaxy of

the confidence
is indestructible
feel it
today, tomorrow,

be constant as
your soul
is intact
unbroken spirit
to the destiny
reserved for us

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Poem Submitted: Monday, March 2, 2009

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