Grit of Will

up up and away

Photo: Smadar Halperin-Epshtein

 

They don’t give up.

They push on, they keep trying.

For the plainest of skills.

Simple tasks need endurance:

Every sentence’s a summit

Every speech sound’s a triumph of will.

Such tenacious young children

Built of grit and forbearance

Marathoners of life’s endless sprints

All uphill.

Oh, how deeply they teach me

The depth of true mettle

In courage, in hope to succeed.

Their indomitable spirit

Forms a marvel:

Pure resolve wrought from steel.

 

 

For The Daily Post

2 thoughts on “Grit of Will

    • Thank you, Mr. Mel! 🙂 Growing up is a lot of hard work (and play, but that’s the work of childhood, too!). I’m glad we can both appreciate it. I hope you are having a lovely weekend.

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