Hope is when you’re hanging from a thread bore line feeling pain yet you’re still fighting
Hope for a patient is the reason to get up every morning
Hope is your inside voice telling you not to give up
Hope is your brave knight fighting away the darkness
Hope is the belief that you can change your life
Hope is the medicine that puts a smile on your face
Hope is the feeling that there’s still a brighter tomorrow waiting your way.
Hope is the force that to keep you walking, searching, dreaming and longing
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This is one of my favorite poem by the great Maya Angelou
Still I Rise
You may write me down in history
With your bitter, twisted lies,
You may trod me in the very dirt
But still, like dust, I’ll rise.
Does my sassiness upset you?
Why are you beset with gloom?
‘Cause I walk like I’ve got oil wells
Pumping in my living room.
Just like moons and like suns,
With the certainty of tides,
Just like hopes springing high,
Still I’ll rise.
Did you want to see me broken?
Bowed head and lowered eyes?
Shoulders falling down like teardrops.
Weakened by my soulful cries.
Does my haughtiness offend you?
Don’t you take it awful hard
‘Cause I laugh like I’ve got gold mines
Diggin’ in my own back yard.
You may shoot me with your words,
You may cut me with your eyes,
You may kill me with your hatefulness,
But still, like air, I’ll rise.
Does my sexiness upset you?
Does it come as a surprise
That I dance like I’ve got diamonds
At the meeting of my thighs?
Out of the huts of history’s shame
Up from a past that’s rooted in pain
I’m a black ocean, leaping and wide,
Welling and swelling I bear in the tide.
Leaving behind nights of terror and fear
Into a daybreak that’s wondrously clear
Bringing the gifts that my ancestors gave,
I am the dream and the hope of the slave.
I wait all day to see the lights of the city go out at night
As I’m always seduced by the long legs of the night,
Waiting for the calmness and the refreshing breeze
Where the moon become my companion for the night
As I look at the black veil of night,
I take comfort in looking at the moon and stars
Shinning so bright
At this moment, my fears, doubts, and tears are washed away tremendously
And everything appears to be smiling again
I can’t help myself but to ponder
That we need the darkness of the night
To see the light of the day
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