STAND UP STRONG GIRL – By ElizaBeth Coira

Stand Up Strong Girl_ElizaBeth Coira_HomeGrownSojourner

I don’t need
Stilts or stilettos
To teeter totter
My way through life

I don’t need
A pale withered frame
To drag me down
As I wander around

I don’t need
Dainty day clothes
I’m not here
To play your game

I don’t agree
To run your race
Houses and TV’s
Mean little to me

What do I need
A strong heart
Strong base
Strong head
Strong legs
To get me where I’m going

What do I need
Fresh air
Sunshine
Wide open space
To be as I please

What will it take
To love myself
Stand up
Strong girl
To sad society

4 thoughts on “STAND UP STRONG GIRL – By ElizaBeth Coira

  1. Beth, talk about perfect timing! This poem is exactly what I needed to hear.

    Thank you for sharing your poems with us. I smile whenever I see that I got a poem from you in my inbox!

  2. Pingback: International Women’s Day | ElizaBeth Coira – The Home Grown Sojourner

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