In response to The Daily Post’s writing prompt: “Make It Anywhere.”
I guess for this post I have no option but to turn
To a place in time when there seemed to be no return
One in hand, one inside, as from patients and books
I learned to learn – the scorching pace, the tired looks
The hurried days, the ” all-nighters”, the missing meals
Deadlines to meet, the travails and yes laughter peals
As I gladly put my aching head to a soft pillow
I would suddenly sit up and think a thought, mellow.
Had I felt the life inside today
Had I counted the kicks or
Had the hectic day robbed me
Of savoring life that was going to be!
That made me think ever so often
“If I could make it here
I’ll make it anywhere”
At last the day did come when
In my arms was a precious one
And a few days, nay, weeks later
A very precious sheet of paper!!
If I can make it there, I’ll make it anywhere,” goes the famous song about New York City. Is there a place — a city, a school, a company — about which you think (or thought) the same? Tell us why, and if you ever tried to prove that claim.