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She...

She is....
She is delicate...
She is vulnerable...
But
But there lies her strength...
A level of exquisiteness...
A sense of subtlety...
in her fragility...
in her frailty...

She is delicate...
She is vulnerable...
But there lies her strength...

An altitude of resilience...
in her vulnerability...
And
that is her forte...
her magnanimity...

She is delicate...
She is vulnerable...
But there lies her strength... in her delicacy...in her vulnerability...

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Sharontina's picture

Words of strength!

Your words bring out the strength in a woman.

Love.

Merlin Sharontina

nusrat1977's picture

Thanks dear

I always feel, we can convert our so called weakness into our strength...We should have the ability to turn the situation to our favor.
Thank you for your support.
Love
Nusrat

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ..........Hellen Keller

Kara-Amena's picture

Beautiful poem

Dear Nusrat,

I love your poem!! So beautiful, so strong, so true!! I have often thought how our strengths and weaknesses can be the same thing. And that sometimes our blessings can turn into curses. It all depends on how we use them. Your poem reflects that idea so perfectly... so positively. I look forward to seeing more of your work. Thanks for sharing!

Peace and Blessings,

~Kara-Amena

nusrat1977's picture

Thank you so much Amena!

Dear Amena,
Thanks dear for your kind words. It means a lot. I completely agree with your idea, yes, our blessings can be converted to curses if we use it wrongly. You know, years back when I was a kid, a teacher of mine had written in my scarp book 'do your best with whatever you have and wherever you are'. This has been a great inspiration to me throughout my life. Although this statement is a commonly used one but I often remember it in various situations. It also holds good here with a unique context. So what 'woman' word is associated with delicate and vulnerable, thats our greatest strength and it is proven in this world by many of us, in every aspect of life. Is not the most beautiful 'pearl' is also associated with a sense of delicateness and its priceless too!!!
luv and peace
Nusrat

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ..........Hellen Keller

Marija011's picture

Thank yoiu

This is a beautiful poem. It is always nice when we can express the hardest feelings in a poetic way. I share your idea that there is a lot of strength that waits to be discovered in vulnerability.

nusrat1977's picture

Thank you

Thank you Marija for reading my poem and dropping beautiful words here. yes, we need to find our strength...
love and peace
Nusrat

Character cannot be developed in ease and quiet. Only through experience of trial and suffering can the soul be strengthened, ambition inspired, and success achieved. ..........Hellen Keller

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