I have come a long way since evil first corrupted a little girl's world. Back then, it all but guaranteed my destruction; and I, more than compliant, only supported its cause. A diagnosis of Multiple Sclerosis nine days before my eighteenth birthday salted the wound--and I begged to know why.Endured is a collection of poems written over the past sixteen years. At the time, they were the words I couldn't speak aloud. Today, they're a reminder... a reminder of where I was going and how far I've come; but mostly, they remind me that, under the right circumstances, we're all capable of madness.