The Promise is a collection of contemporary poems about life, offering the reader an opportunity to reflect on each poem for purposes of motivation, inspiration, and centering one's self. The poems share some of the author's experiences that he has seen and felt in life. Each poem shares experiences and presents opportunities to look at struggles and successes in the many facets of our journey through life. Nothing in life is assured, and what is promised must also be realized. A table of contents, poems, and photographs by the author as well as an index is offered.