MY PROMISE TO MYSELF

By Beatrice Marshall

 

To be strong,

to be happy, to keep faith,

to have hope,

and to keep warm on the cold nights;

to forget the mistakes of my past

and look to the good times for now.

my promise is to come out of this

hole and to help other homeless

like me.

 

Copyright Homeless Grapevine Issue #27 , Cleveland, Ohio