E.C. Fisher: I climb high

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January 2019 Write the Story Prompt


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I climb high

by E. C. Fisher


I begin with the huddled masses
The mountain ahead stirs us; a journey to the peak
Grasping for the hanging fruit; trying to enjoy its sweet nectar
Obstacles stand before me; barriers on my journey
Daunting tasks as I make my trek up
I climb high; reaching out for the stars

I glance back to see those who started faltered
Do I despair; give up; and join the ranks of the dearly departed
The ascent perilous; I find myself with doubt
The unknown journey ahead leaves me swaying
The sun shines through the clouds; a light in the darkness
I climb high; reaching out for the stars

I find myself at the top; alone I’ve made it
The view on high is beautiful; I wish I could share it
I climbed high; reaching out for the stars

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Please visit E. C. Fisher’s Facebook author page for more of his amazing writing and be sure to like his page!

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Write the Story: January 2019 Collection

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3 thoughts on “E.C. Fisher: I climb high”

  1. Reblogged this on d. a. ratliff and commented:

    Today’s Write the Story from Writers Unite is an amazing poem. Please enjoy E.C. Fisher’s poignant words and be sure to like his Facebook page. It is important to all of use as authors to build our platorms and share our work. So click on the link included in the post and like E.C.’s page!

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