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Pyrrhic Victory

A worthless running game
is how I would characterize
my relation to my problems as
they keep piling on and plying injury.
I must dodge their stealthy attempts to tackle;
I have something at stake...its me.
But they are hell-bent and determined to grab a hold
by any way or means.
Some say my problems are my greatest teachers.
Some say they represent a kind of dangerous opportunity.
I say I need to find a blocker or a buffer
to keep them from taking down the likes of me.
I have yet to have my shining season.
I have yet to wear the green laurels
of  my promise and
reap a Pyrrhic victory.


Copyright November 17, 2012 All Rights Reserved by this Author.
Melissa A Howells Meloo from Tilt-a-World

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