Elizabeth Padillo Olesen


The Human Will - Poem by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

The human will cannot be imprisoned
by despair, ruins and rubbles
It seeks to crawl
and find its way out of gloom
Human will insists
to try even the impossible.


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I wrote this right after the poem on Haiti Survivor.

Comments about The Human Will by Elizabeth Padillo Olesen

  • (9/8/2012 3:35:00 PM)

    Brief, but potent-profound and true- very worthy. Without this, where would we be (Report)Reply

    Elizabeth Padillo Olesen(5/26/2016 4:58:00 AM)

    Thanks for your beautiful comment, dear Joseph. Have a good sunny day.

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, September 4, 2012

Poem Edited: Wednesday, September 5, 2012


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