Weldon Davis

Silver Star - 3,969 Points (8-16-80 / Fayetteville NC USA)

It Was Worth It - Poem by Weldon Davis

All the pain
All the struggle
All the late nights
I stayed awake

All the lessons
Somewhat learned
Burned into
My brain like a hot poker

All the loneliness
All the shame
All the slander
To my name

Has been worth it! !
If this is what it took
To wake up
And look at myself

To see that I only
Have one shot at life
That the most important things
Are passing me by...

The things I love most
My family

Topic(s) of this poem: father daughter, liberation, reflection

Poet's Notes about The Poem

This poem is dedicated to Delaney Caroline Davis...Sometimes in life we may think we can handle situations, when we really can not, and only through hardship do we come to realize the people that are most important in our lives...This poem is about the hardships I faced, and the people and things I came to appreciate the most

Comments about It Was Worth It by Weldon Davis

  • Kumarmani Mahakul (1/22/2016 11:28:00 AM)

    Very interesting, wise and emotive poem shared and dedicated to, dedicated to Delaney Caroline Davis...Amazing.10 (Report) Reply

    Weldon Davis (1/22/2016 12:06:00 PM)

    Thank you for reading and commenting on my poem..It's crazy sometimes that it takes the really traumatic to give us that jolt to appreciate what we have

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  • Abhilasha Bhatt (1/22/2016 11:24:00 AM)

    Some peoples and some things are meant to be in our life.....lovely poem...liked it....thanx for sharing :) (Report) Reply

    Weldon Davis (1/22/2016 12:07:00 PM)

    Yes somethings and people are meant to be, yet some are not...Thank you for your comment and for reading my poem :)

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 22, 2016

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