House of Haiku
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House of Haiku

My Strength

two tanka

Photo by Slava on Unsplash

Releasing fake pride
I apologize if wrong.
When I am most lost
or I am the most damaged
surrender to brokenness.

Strength comes from deep down.
I have ceased fighting all things.
My spirit is strong.
I request help when needed.
Surrender when I’m weakest.



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Rhonda Marrone

Rhonda Marrone


Poetry and Essay Writer. Be Open Editor. Lover of all things nature. You can most likely find me sitting under a tree ,watching birds, writing poems.