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The Hoops of Fire

(Poem by Sophia Shapira)

To discipline myself unbendingly
And stretch myself beyond capacity –
I fear that I may falter and may fall,
And when I hit the ground, may lose it all.

The hoops of fire through which I must jump
So that the woes against me I can trump
So even at the times when I’m undressed
Across the mirror, I may see my best.

– – Sophia Elizabeth Shapira
– – 2012-05-09


1 Comment

  1. Hanna Shapira says:

    10! (a score from 0 to 10 – 10 being best)

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