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I am tired of trying…

I am tired of trying (severely straining the powers of endurance.) Using others hesitation as an excuse (justify) for my slow feet. My dreams are mine and my diligence and faith are the keys to their fulfillment. I identify, eliminate and conquer. My enemies quake at my feet.

Lela Jefferson, (c) 2009 All Rights Reserved.

© 2009, Lela Jefferson Fagan. All rights reserved.

Lela Jefferson Fagan is the author of the book “Poetry of a Black Girl: The Darkness and the Light” and lead blogger at “Memoirs of a Black Girl”. Lela is an avid reader “A Real Bookworm” of all things in print. She finds joy in sharing socially and blogging about topics that matter the most to her. Born and raised in Brooklyn, NY. Lela now lives in Houston, TX with her husband Oji, an educator and Football Coach. @LelaJFagan - See more at:

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