“Steep Odds”

The wily goat sat with a troubled mind,

Dwelling on needs of a nutritional kind,

Sodium ingestion was his requisite,

Without it, the reaper would pay him a visit.

It lay at the top of a very steep dam,

He began to climb, it was his only chance,

The risky feat worked, he dined on his prize,

Not the first time a goat used its head to survive.

When your life depends on something being achieved, it’s absolutely amazing what you can accomplish.

What if we viewed every challenge this way? We would give everything our best shot, we would not lose focus or belief in ourselves.

So, what I suggest is, live every single moment like your life depends on it, because really and truly, it does, more than you realise!

Love and Respect always,

Following Whispers.

💕

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Author: Following Whispers

Hello, I'm Following Whispers, an English poet and author who has been writing for around two decades. I'm a self-professed geek who can get deep sometimes, but I personally don't take myself too seriously, I just love to have fun, plus inspire myself and others. In my early twenties, I realised that beauty can be born out of not only love, but also pain and other motivations. The more I used writing poetry to make sense of my busy mind, the more it helped me to find a silver lining in even the darkest emotions, experiences, observations and topics; find positivity even in the face of extreme negativity; find strength when I was being forced to feel weak; and find hope that my tomorrows would be brighter. I began publishing my writing in 2018 and currently have two books available Worldwide, including my most recent release "Confront The Shadows". I have bared my soul in each and every one of my poems, and I'm confident that you'll get just as much from reading them and relating them, as I did from writing them. Please feel free to look around my site and read the free poems I've shared here, after which, why not grab a book of mine, drop by Instagram, connect with me and say hello!

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