Never Give Up

This woman you see before you.

The one who puts

herself in the spotlight

not for vanity sake,

but to prove to herself

she’s strong, worthy, and alive.

You may lambaste her for her flaws.

Try to draw attention to the

scars, the wounds she earned

in battle from a war not everyone can survive.

Imperfections ripple across the canvas created.

In reflection she embraces every single one.

The image of a spectacularly flawed persona haphazardly winks in response.

Never give up.

Happy International Women's day!


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