Godfrey Morris
Kingston, Jamaica

I Stand

Rating: 4.2
Though hatred rages against this noble heart
With its deadly griping piercing claws
Yet will I stand to face the green-eyed beast
Standing against such infinite odds
With dogged dreams of pursued success
Unfolding before a lonesome sight
Can I fight forever?
How long must I resist?
The pressures of this hostile world, slowly taking its ugly toll
Although the sky may appear dim, with dark dusty clouds hanging
Yet I stand, venturing still with very great expectations
Never faltering to faulty condemnation
The choice is mine, my destiny firmly determined
Forever standing steadfastly, against the pain and trials of this hollowed world
Taking its blows but fighting back
Knowing freedom is one day certain
Struggles indeed, alas will bring forth worthy fruit
Once hope remains, must I forever still stand?

copyright (c) 2012
Monday, May 21, 2012
Godfrey Morris 26 August 2015
Thanks to everyone in the poem hunter family. I wrote this poem in a dark period of my life and these words gave me the inspiration to overcome.
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Sajad Meer 26 August 2015
Such piece of poetry! Came across like this after a long time. Feel different after reading this.
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Godfrey Morris 26 August 2015
Thanks for your kind words
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Alain Stanton 26 August 2015
This poem breath his passion
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Kim Barney 26 August 2015
Written with passion. Extremely well done. Congrats on having it chosen as Poem of the Day!
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Godfrey Morris 27 August 2015
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Edward Kofi Louis 26 August 2015
How long must is resist? With the muse of life at hand. Nice work.
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Ramesh T A 26 August 2015
Fight against injustice cannot be stopped and all should stand against it till freedom from oppression is attained in this world!
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Ramesh T A 26 August 2015
Fighting against impediments one can stand against all enemies to have freedom which is the aim sure!
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David Wood 26 August 2015
I once went out with a green eyed monster fortunately it didn't last. Excellent poem well written.
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Kelly Kurt 26 August 2015
Freedom is worth the struggle. Nicely penned, Godfrey
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A strong and significant stance of positive progressive living.Well done my friend!
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