Resolute in what must occur. 
Resolved, unshaken and sure. 
The importance of the matter at hand.
Unwavering, I now take my stand.

Through yon’ door lie tasks of import.
All things hinge beyond that port.
Taken my stand, I start my stride.
For from this fate, I’d never hide.

Upon this portal’s edge I tread.
Such vital tasks that lie ahead.
And now I’ve crossed said portal’s line…

… Why I’ve come has slipped my mind.

© 2014, Dr. Phil Bryant, SPHR

Dr. Bryant is an Assistant Professor of Management at Columbus State University and co-author of Managing Employee Turnover.



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3 responses to “Resolved

  1. zahrahisonline

    Hi please check out my poem, I’m a sixteen year old aspiring poet and it would mean a lot to me, thank you.

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