The Heart of an Lioness


Why do I always love anyway
Because I have the courage
To see innocence
I have the prowess to embrace hate
I have the guts to forgive
I choose to absorb direct hits
Compassion is my reflection
I will not be chained by fear
I will not be tainted by pride
When I am kicked down
I rise with resolution
I stand in gratitude for my trials
I might feel torn and beaten yet
I am limitless in my capacities
Accessing the woman of valor
I am
I will
Love anyway
I advance with
The heart of an

Poetry & Photography by Donnette Hicks
Inspired by Dallas Sweat

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