Poetic Thursday: Attitude

Welcome to another Thursday and poetry. I always enjoy participating in Poetic Thursday with Pam, Teddy and Angel Sammy at Two Spoiled Cats.

This is the photo we were given for our inspiration this week:

Here is my poem:


Tell us we can’t, and we’ll prove you wrong.
Tell us we’re weak, and we’ll show you strong.
Tell us YOU can’t, and we’ll help you along.
Tell us you’re sad, and we’ll give you a song.

Tell us we’re naughty, and we’ll try to behave.
Tell us we’re lost, and we’ll show you saved.
Tell us you’re drowning, and we’ll swim that wave.
Tell us you’re scared, and we’ll help you be brave.

Tell us we can, and we’ll prove you right.
Tell us we’re strong, and we’ll show you our might.
Tell us YOU can, and we’ll watch you take flight.
Tell us you’re happy, and we’ll see you shine bright.

~These Days Of Mine~


6 responses to “Poetic Thursday: Attitude

  1. I saw a lot in this photo too……when I found it I just KNEW we’d have some smashing poetry when people took time to study it. You sure did!! Thanks for being our poetry partner…………


  2. My FAVORITE so far!!! Truly inspiring – picture and poem, but especially the subjects of the picture.

  3. Yes! Pure inspiration. 🙂

  4. I like how you started every line with ” Tell us ” .. and then spin it around halfway through .. true grit right here …

  5. Shirley Matthews Dunn

    One of your best my friend!! Beautiful.and powerful.

  6. Oh did this ever come at the right time. So beautiful and resonant, it works like a tonic.

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