It Isn’t Over ‘Till It’s Over


“Inhale. Exhale. Prevail.”

Yes. You can do it.

For inside you there’s a warrior.

You may be weak and weary, but there’s still that will to fight.

Life’s dealt you some tough blows. Blows that it’s very hard to cope with.

It’s left you bruised and broken; but you aren’t beaten yet.

You inhale very slowly.

Hold your breath.

Then exhale slowly.

You take another breath.

Now you are rising to your feet.

You feel as if you’re swaying.

You’re unsteady –

But you’re standing.

You know you’re going to make it

For you won’t accept defeat.

14 thoughts on “It Isn’t Over ‘Till It’s Over

  1. Life can feel like a battle. The breath is something we can always rely on. It’s there when we laugh and it’s there when we cry. ‘Just’ breathing and still ‘being’ here, can already be a victory on its own. ‘Just’ breathing helped me in the past to overcome difficult situations. I like how you described this, short but very to the point.

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