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Haley Cork must save her world from the ultimate evil. Who is going to save Haley from herself and the coercion of the Blue Door? How will she remain human?..  
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It Takes Courage
by Tracey O. Loftis
Friday, June 13, 2008
Rated "G" by the Author.
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Going thru the muck of life... pushing through the tight spots.

                                          Holding back is so hard


Filled with so much emotion

Pressurized until near explosion

Who am I to wish such things?

Dream such dreams?


Time so short for such elation

This fantasy, my mind's vacation

Wishing to be the life I desire

Escape the muck & mire

Of reality's daily dredge

This can't be real

Is fate's deceiver

Knocking at my covettess door?

You're a fool to believe in such follies they say

Toss away the safe old ways

For what, a fantasy, a dream

The illusive unpromise of hopes future

Well I say HELL YEAH!

Nothing ventured, nothing gained

Shall hope weep for my sake?

Who would not take?

Shall faith's friend be abandoned in a harbor of mediocrity & security?

What if? I say as I trudge through the numbness of my daze

Cannot leave this one unanswered

Even if I walk away shattered and bent; spent of all life

At least I tried. Can they say the same?

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Reviewed by John Leko
...your words...ring true with hold all the courage in this well written poem...when trying times...become the so admirably speak of.
very well done Tracey...
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