The River

A river runs through us
the river of life
With its twists and its turns,
and its banks out of sight
(early morning
misty light
these dregs of the day –
the unbidden tears)
The flotsam and jetsam
of years passing by
Swirl in the whirlpool
float in the sky.
(the azure blue
heat haze sky
childhoods all gone by)
Down in the depths,
murky and drear,
Listen to heartbeats
Listen to the fear.
Swim against the currents
never let go
to a river,
a river of time,
a scurry, a hurry –
a tangle of rhyme.

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We need to swim in the river of life with courage and grit! Well-written:)


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