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Determination Stories


My Enemy

Anger is never your friend.

I have seen the enemyMy foe, my cause to stopThey are evil, no doubtirrational violence unending Their acts are heinousMy anger hot as magmadesirous of apoplectic revengeblackening my heart I cannot mirror their hatredCondemning my own soulPatience is my...


She stared at her reflection: silver-streaked hair, laughter lines, dark circles beneath her eyes. She looked middle-aged. Was middle-aged. Where were the white hair and deep creases of later years she’d expected to see as her end neared? Too soon… way to...

In Memory Of Those Who Have Gone Before.

Some thoughts on the recent Manchester bombing that claimed so many innocent lives.

Hello, I'm Saffie and I'm just eight years old.I hope you'll forgive me if I don't make much sense,But I'm a bit confused just at this momentAnd I don't quite understand what's going on.Mum and Dad had promised me something special,A really nice treat for...

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It's just so hard to do . . .

Try it, you might like it It’s really not so rough Once you get the hang of itAnd practice just enough To some, it’s second natureOthers search the netStill others look to guidance books(Mine isn’t written yet)People will be drawn to youFriends to you wil...

Training Mantra of the Gingerbread Girl

What I say to myself whilst I train for a charity walk dressed as a Ginga girl.

This poem only available on Stories Space. If you are reading it elsewhere, it has been stolen.Run, run,And I'll let you pass;You can catch me,I'm the gingerbread lass.But I don't care if you're fast;I'm slow,'Cos I'm going the paceThat my feet can go.You...