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

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

A painted smile stained solemn face,
run in the race,
legs locked in place.

No one is ever quite enough,
no longer tough,
life was too rough

“I love you” is another phrase,
feelings convey,
causing a sway.

First-place can never come in last,
it happened fast,
forgotten past.

A new beginning chases clouds,
Sun shines around,
light takes a bow

– Grace Y. Estevez-Reddy

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  1. “First-place can never come in last,
    it happened fast,
    forgotten past.” – this is such a wonderful stanza!!!👌🏻👌🏻

    Another marvelous poem!!! Your rhyming, flow, creativity and art with words is magical and inspiring to me!!!! Keep shining, my dear friend ✨🖤! You never fail to deliver stunning pieces!!!!

    1. You are too kind my friend. Thank you so much for your warm support and encouraging words. You have, once again, placed a smile on my face.🙏❤️

    1. Thank you DebsDragons. I truly appreciate your feedback. Your blog is an excellent platform for self improvement and I truly love spending time reading your work as well. Glad you enjoyed.❤️

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