Climbing

Photo: CA Hawthorne

Photo: CA Hawthorne

I’ve faltered,
fallen,
my soul pummeled,
plundered,
yet here I am,
wounded,
broken inside,
but not ready to die
—again.

Always climbing,
ascending,
my heart ragged,
jagged,
yet I continue on,
haggard,
because there’s more within
than you can
—imagine.

©September 2014, Christina Anne Hawthorne

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