cheryl davis miller

(2/26/57 / America)

Water


As unsettled as water;
and changing as quick.
Amazing how you shift an
alliance so slick.

Someday you'll awaken to
find it is too late.
Those you thought you left; left you
as a reprobate.

Those you have clung to will leave;
you there in the dust.
Then stand and look back with a
sense of raw disgust.

Water seeks its own level;
it's ebbs rise and fall.
You'll soon tire of that puddle
you're water; that's all.

c.d.m.12/13/13

Submitted: Friday, December 13, 2013

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Please be sure you don't leave behind what; or who you'll need tomorrow.

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