Uriah Hamilton

Zeus Or Achilles - Poem by Uriah Hamilton

Don’t let anyone hurt you,
Don’t let anyone disrespect you,
Don’t surrender your dignity
For love or money,
Don’t believe anyone who came before you
Is greater than you!

Live like a god or goddess,
Live with uncompromising confidence,
Live to walk on water
With Jesus as your guide,
Live with faith and pride.

The powers that be
Want you to crumble and fall,
They want you to cower and kneel,
They want you to forget how to feel
Sublime, redeeming love…

You can transcend every defeat,
You can overcome every broken relationship.
You must realize today
You have the potential
Of Zeus or Achilles.

Comments about Zeus Or Achilles by Uriah Hamilton

  • (5/12/2008 10:55:00 PM)

    A brillant write with a heartwarming message (Report) Reply

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  • (8/20/2006 2:29:00 AM)

    Zeus also had his Achilles' heel - Hera! I think the point is that Everyman is a Hero, so long as he undertakes the Quest. Uriah, you are a pilgrim indeed! - Will (Report) Reply

  • Linda Hepner (1/24/2006 10:30:00 AM)

    Good message. Achilles had that betraying heel... I'd go with Zeus! (Report) Reply

  • (1/20/2006 4:43:00 PM)

    for my own personal choice, I'd go with Hector..good message in this poem, always a pleasure to read your words. (Report) Reply

  • (1/17/2006 6:04:00 AM)

    this was comforting Uriah and powerful and optimistic! you own the world and not vice versa! excellent write! !
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  • Ernestine Northover (1/14/2006 12:44:00 PM)

    You've built me up no end with this one Uriah. I shall stand tall and take on all who want to drag me down. Thanks for such good advice. Loved the poem. Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • (1/14/2006 8:45:00 AM)

    This is a world class poem, very strong and reassuring.

    Regards, Sandra Fowler
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  • (1/13/2006 9:31:00 PM)

    All power to your pen and strength of character Uriah. A great read. 10 from love is in the air! Tai (Report) Reply

  • (1/13/2006 8:14:00 PM)

    Very nice and so powerful! ! ! (Report) Reply

  • (1/13/2006 6:56:00 PM)

    Very encouraging! Achilles is an interesting choice, considering his deadly weakness. I wonder if this was intentional? Regards, Lori (Report) Reply

  • (1/13/2006 6:40:00 PM)

    What an empowering poem Uriah! You really care for people and that is so wonderful.......and it shines right through in your poems. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, January 13, 2006

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