Friday, October 14, 2016

There is Victory after Defeat--By Glenda Frazier--United States

There is Victory after Defeat

I have won some victories after defeats
I have crossed the fiery heat and burned, sweated and wept
I have seen sadness and pain...looked it straight in the eyes!
I have suffered while I've lived and seen people die
Yet through it all I have achieved several goals
As victory was just beyond the dreary road
Through victory I have seen another day
As defeats may come and go, it's for victories I shall wait 

(Previously published in Poems that Bleed)

Glenda Frazier and her husband Andre reside in Pace, Florida.  She has been writing poetry for over 20 years and has finally compiled some of them in her most recent book, Poems that Bleed.  She enjoys writing and spending time with her family and friends.  God has instructed her to share her book of poems as an inspirational tool to witness to the lives of her readers.


  1. Glenda,
    A beautiful inspirational poem. Welcome to Whispers!
    Your new friend,
    David Fox

    1. Hi David,

      It is a great honor to have you inspired by my poem. I am happy to be a part of this great group of writers.

  2. This poem is so inspirational and encouraging. Rereading because I love it so. Thanks for reminding me to wait on my victories. Excellent!!!

    1. Thank you for your support. I am so happy you like it!

  3. Dear Glenda,
    Thank you for this sensitive work on victory through suffering.
    God gives us patience for the waiting, doesn't he.

    1. Hello Michael, It is my pleasure to have the support of people like you. God is so good!

  4. Dear Glenda,

    It's good to see you already have three comments on your inspirational poem. Welcome to Whispers! I hope you enjoy your time spent with us. Best wishes with all your writing endeavors.


    1. Hello Karen,

      I appreciate all you do here at Whispers and thank you for all your support. Be Blessed.

  5. This is exactly what I needed to hear after my trials of last week. What a positive way to start this week! Endless thanks to Whispers for the upload and Glenda for her beautiful message.

    1. Hello Melinda,

      As we go through our trials it's good to know someone cares. This is why I wrote this poem. Have a blessed day and thank you for the support.

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    1. Hello Angela,

      Thank you for the support and have a great day!

  7. Welcome to Whispers, Glenda. Thank you for sharing your lovely poem, "There is Victory after Defeat." I enjoyed it and I thank you for your submission to Creative Inspirations. Continued blessings!

    -MJ (

  8. Thank you Mr. Reynolds for your support and may God continue to bless you.