Knock Out

Knock Out

A Poem by SJ

A poem about acceptance and building/working with what you have.


And some days,

The blows dealt by the world,

Are harder to accept,

To stand up to,

To block and defend against…

Breaking barriers,

Tearing down walls,

And ripping apart,

All that once was,

What we once thought.

The masks harder to slap
back on,

The excuses, stories and lies,

Getting weaker with every
passing moment.



With the harshness,

They bring in their wake.

Without a care,

About the wounds and scars
you carry.

And all you can do,

Is hold on,

With every inch of strength,
hope and faith.

That perhaps tomorrow,

Might just be the day,

The storm decided to move on,

And as always,

Chooses to leave you behind,

With the arduous task to pick up,

The shattered pieces and debris,

Left in it’s unforgiving wake.


Every beginning,

Starts at an ending,

And every beginning,

Comes with a promising silver

And a reason to fight,

Through the depths and darkness,

Of all your pain and suffering.

© 2012 SJ

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i love it
strong emotion roams around your powerful words
keep writing :)

Posted 7 Years Ago

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7 Years Ago

Thank you so much for the kind words and for stopping by! :)
beautiful poem! its so emotional and sad

Posted 8 Years Ago

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8 Years Ago

Thanks so very much for the kind words and the review, your words always make my day!!! And they kee.. read more

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8 Years Ago

Aww shucks, thanks so much for the review and the kindness! :)

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Added on June 20, 2012
Last Updated on June 20, 2012
Tags: knock out, life, resilience, perseverance



Toronto, Ontario, Canada

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