Compensate (Published at The Writer’s Club)

Always a pressing debt to pay,
a role to play,
great lines to say.

Small hidden little nook to fill,
swallow the pill,
strengthens all will.

Painted bright smile stains solemn face,
run in the race,
legs locked in place.

No one is ever quite enough,
weakness is tough,
life feels so rough.

“I love you” is another phrase,
to be conveyed,
so feelings sway.

First-place can never come in last,
it happens fast,
creates contrast.

A different day born with each dawn,
yesterday’s gone,
tomorrow drawn.

New beginnings chases the clouds,
Sun shine compounds,
light source is found.

– Grace Y. Estevez- Reddy

My poem “Compensate” was published at The Writers Club. I would like to thank their team for showcasing this piece.πŸ’•

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  1. Congratulations on your poem’s publication Grace!
    I enjoyed your dichotomy of time and order. This must have been a fun challenge to write. Great job. And, “the first can be last and the last first.”
    Brava!!

  2. Congratulations on the publication, Grace! Lovely poem, and the stanza “No one is ever quite enough, weakness is tough, life feels so rough.” really resonated and is so spot on! πŸ’žπŸ’žπŸ’ž

  3. Congratulations, dear Grace!!!! Beautifully crafted as always, it amazes me how you deliver gem after gem every post. Keep on shining πŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€πŸ€

  4. Kudos on the publishing credit, Grace. It’s a wonderful poem and I’m happy to see your work reaching a wider audience. πŸ™‚

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