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Unveiled Strength: A Ballad of Mary

A Ballad of Strength and Resilience

By Ivan IslamPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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Unveiled Strength: A Ballad of Mary
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In the heart of the city, where lights shine so bright,

Lived a woman named Mary, her spirit took flight.

Married on paper, alone in her soul,

A life of resilience, a tale to unfold.

With hands roughened and heart full of scars,

Mary toiled tirelessly, reaching for stars.

A pub her workplace, a stage for her plight,

Serving the thirsty, through day and through night.

Her husband a stranger, a distant mirage,

Left her to fend for herself, a life full of triage.

Yet Mary stood tall, her spirit unbroken,

A warrior within, her resolve unspoken.

The clatter of glasses, the chatter of tongues,

Mary wove through them, her spirit unsung.

A smile on her face, a mask to conceal,

The burdens she carried, the battles surreal.

In the dim-lit corners, she watched life unfold,

The joys and the sorrows, the stories untold.

A silent observer, a confidante true,

Mary's empathy boundless, her heart ever new.

From dawn's early light till the stars filled the sky,

Mary persevered, with a never-ending sigh.

Her body might tire, her spirit might ache,

But her resolve unyielding, no matter the stake.

A married single woman, a paradox true,

A beacon of strength, a spirit anew.

In the depths of her struggle, a lesson profound,

Resilience and courage, in every sound.

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Ivan Islam

I am just a random freelancer writing about the things I research, observe myself and verify by experts. Want to let the world know about my works nd features. Please support, subscribe and read thoroghly. Thank U All.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran3 months ago

    A married single woman. That's just so sad!

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