i've overcome

Sun, 03/03/2013 - 21:52 -- jenique


United States
25° 34' 24.3264" N, 80° 20' 16.8756" W

I've overcome…
From the whips and chains..
I've overcome…
From the bitter taste and sinking pains..
I've overcome…
From the shackles and wounds that burn all day..
I've overcome…
From the broken whip and dark dooms..
I’ve overcome…
With my leaving tears,
That’s seen the darkest of the days..
I’ve overcome…
When you see me today.
With courage on my back..
Hope in my eyes..
With cuts, and scrapes,
And bruises and on my thighs
Not hidden
I've overcome.

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