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Draw Strength – Ch#23 (Just one thing)

Best beat back the bitter devil,

Gremlins and demons of such kind,

Let not they take over your mind,

As frankly, they will dishevel.

Chose a path we’ll own and revel,

Draw strength from the will that survives,

From how well we have lived our lives.

At our end, we succumb to death;

When it comes to our shibboleth,

“Did good” … is regaled from archives.

(Decima)

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Chapter 23 – Summary from the Wisdom of Dr. Maki Mandella

The Post has been inspired by If I Could Tell You Just One Thing by Richard Reed.

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Over the 62 days, in July and August, my challenge is to share the learning from each of the 62 chapters; hopefully in a poem, but who knows?  Follow my progress with the #JustOneThing Tag

Happy to explore what you make of the post in the comments below? 🙂

I also managed to weave in Ronovan Writes Decima Poetry Challenge for this week  – Kind

3 Comments »

  1. Thanks, Frank – I was a tiddly pleased with the first line! It was a tough chapter to summarise – not to mention getting kind in the right place!!! 🤣

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