Rise From The Ashes

To all those that struggle to make a life
To those going through misery and strife
To those with nowhere to stay at night
It’s time to resurrect your inner might

You have the power to change your destiny
Your body may say, “I can’’t, I’m stuck here in poverty”
But your mind will say, “I can, I’m going towards prosperity”
But what will you do? Stay here or stand up and say
“I’’m changing for the better of me”

You have the power to make things work for you
No matter what you may be going through
It’s up to you what you’’re going to do
The rest of your life depends on this one main move

Ashes are a substance from something destroyed for good
Some people’s hopes and dreams have become that way, but it shouldn’’t have to
The main thing is, hopes and dreams are only as active as you
The only way to make them rise back up, is to first, raise up you

Todays poetry contest submission was written by Jonathan Seals.


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