The Warrior- a Poem by Kendall

The Warrior

by Kendall Gregory

Joy in the air

Dancing through the wind

Smiles from ear to ear

 

But when I truly look

Into the eyes of deep blue

I see the silent plea

 

I don’t see joy

But sorrow, lust,

Pain & brokenness

 

You screamed

But they were

Deaf to your voice

 

You were left

Stranded, deserted

All on your own

 

You danced, cried

And even fell

But not of your own will

 

They tried

They truly tried

But you were so far

 

Not knowing

Not seeing

Not hearing

 

Nothing could help

Not even you

No matter what

 

So you became

A warrior

A fighter

 

You fought back

With your smiles,

With your patience

 

I know I don’t

Understand you

And never will

 

But you must understand

You are my hero

And I love you too.

 

9 thoughts on “The Warrior- a Poem by Kendall

  1. rcpalms@aol.com

    Thank you Jill, This is powerful and deep. It pulls at us emotionally. Kendall is a thinker–nothing shallow about her. She grabbed hold of our hearts. Love to her and you and all of the family. Roger and Andrea

  2. Thank you all for your sweet comments! I shared them with Kendall. Sorry, for the late response. My computer was not working from home. 😦 Thankful I posted Kendall’s poem but it crashed right after that. (I am writing from work now) Thanks again!

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