Strong For Too Long

Strong For Too Long short poem

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Sometimes you cry.
And that’s okay.
It doesn’t make you weak.
It never means you’re frail.
It means you’re strong…
Stronger than they know.

Sometimes you have to let some bad out
to make room for more strength.
And, my darling, you’ve been strong for so long.
You’ve obtained too many cracks –
And you have broke.

It’s time to let it out.

Poet’s Note:
Holding out until your breaking point doesn’t make you weak. It just means you’ve been strong for too long and it’s perfectly okay to let it all out every once and awhile.

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I am currently just a 17 year old, senior in high school, who uses poetry as an outlet for the good and the bad of my reality. I write to forget and I write to remember. I'm inspired by so many things, whether it be music, lyrics, poetry, stories, or experiences of mine or others. I just hope that one day my poetry can speak to someone the way many poets works have spoken to me. With that being said, I hope you guys enjoy my poems!
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Muhammad Khalid Khan
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Beautifully done.Well done

Dr. K.S. Bhardwaj
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“Strong For Too Long” facilitates arousal of feelings. Makaylah Downs looks to be very loving and caring. By best wishes to her. She is a promising composer…..

Prajvi Mandhani
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It’s so inspirational and encouraging! Love it !!

Pranav Jeet Singh Tanwar
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So true and very beautifully expressed!

Laya Sarath
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I go with you….There is nothing wrong if you cry to gain more strength..at one part f life we are all alone to take life and move ahead…keep going….:-)

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