Soldier, poetry written by Tylia Flores at



written by: Tylia Flores



Fighting in the battlefields,

Getting wounded in the process,

Each way I turn,

A new battle began

leaving me with scars to remember

my past battles whether I won the war or lost the war

I still carry my pride knowing that I gave it my all

and I will continue to fight in the battlefields

although sometimes the demons try to take over

but I remember how far I’ve come in this battle,

and say to myself you can’t quit you’re a soldier

don’t let anyone tell you different.

so every day when I wake up I wear that uniform with Pride,

as I enter the battlefields and say to myself

I’m ready to fight this war and win

’cause I’m a soldier.

Tylia Flores

Tylia Flores

Tylia Flores is a 26-year-old born with cerebral palsy. Although her condition has affected her mobility, it has never affected her will and determination to make a difference in the world. Through her many life challenges and obstacles, she discovered her passion for writing. Tylia’s goal in life is to share her stories with the world. In doing so, she hopes to help others with disabilities realize that they, too, have the potential to make their dreams come true.
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