Some days you are just hanging by a thread
but you do not let go.
Some days you are barely treading water
but you do not sink.
Some days life hits you with a two by four upside the head
but you refuse to fall.
Because failure is not an option.
Because giving up is not an option.
Because living and surviving are the only options.
The way I see it
One smile trumps a hundred frowns
A moment of laughter trumps a thousand tears.
A life cherished trumps all hardships we must endure.