No one expects her to be perfect.

She's good but she isnt there yet.

Will she work, is she correct?

If she does the city will be in her debt.

She's done well in her test.

But no one knows will she work?

"I say she not looking her best"

She could sway, she could jerk.

No, she will get the job done!

"But she can't it's to big a feat"

"Are you sure, she has to carry a ton?"

Yes I am sure she is at long last complete.

No one believed in her, but me.

She perfect, she's ready you see!

Author's Notes/Comments: 

Ok this piece was about trust in a womans capabilities but it was also about a bridge and her maker is being questioned by onlookers but he sticks by his design.

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Strength or Gentleness

Wisdom was listening in one day

(She had nothing else to do)

As strength and gentleness were debating

which was the greater of the two.


“I am the greater one!” said strength.

“I am a mountain.”

“I am a tree.”

“Nothing on this planet

Is more powerful than me!”


“Silly strength, you flatter yourself.” said gentleness.

“You’re not as important as you think.”

“For gentle is the air we breathe

and the water that we drink.”


“I believe”, wisdom interrupted,

“you’re both looking at this wrong.

For it often takes strength to be gentle

and a gentleness to be strong.”


“You can debate who’s greater until the end of time

And no solution will you derive...

For you’re strongest when you act together...


you need each other to survive.”

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