A Woman Saving Love

Saving love.
Just what am I saving it for?
If I find it hard to believe it lasts,
Why do I keep wanting more?
Women and men are vulnerable,
But hearts are wounded knights
Who gave up the right to happiness
To hold the maiden at night.
So why is it this young lady
Feels as though she’s defeated?
Love has got to be a better weapon,
Even more when it’s repeated.
You can’t give up on love
Just because you have been bruised.
That’s like giving up on life
Just because your soul was abused.
God has been there to shelter you
And bring you love in Him.
Don’t abandon the One who loves you
Just because you’re tired of fighting them.

1-5-1992 Sunday
Written by Gail Brookshire

Never Surrender

Of course there are things that get in our way,
But that’s when you’ve got to stand up and say,
I’m not giving up, I’ll beat this thing.
I’m not going to give in to any human being.
My will is my strength, and my strength is my will.
If something comes at me, I’m out to kill.
There’s no use to fight me cause I play to win.
So just accept it and let my future begin.
This is something I’ve wanted so long.
And if you think I’ll weaken, oh how you’re wrong.
So just back off and give me some space.
I’m working hard. I’m going some place.

2-8-1990
Written by Gail Brookshire
Thank You, God, for changing my life and my  attitude.
Thank You for teaching to love and trust.. YOU!

I MUST PROCEED

 

Rejected on the first try,
I felt like giving in
and saying I wasn’t good enough,
just because I didn’t win.
But in my heart I know I am.
I’m the best in what I do.
And I’m not giving up on myself.
That’s the worst thing I could do.
I’ve got to keep on trying
or else I won’t succeed.
God has given me a talent
in which I must proceed.
Keep watching for my poetry
to come across the world.
For I believe that God has placed
the love for poetry in this girl.

4-18-91 Written by Gail Brookshire
(by the grace of God)
Inspiration: My 1st rejection on my poetry.
Whew! Did the confidence strength so loud or what!