Jonathan ROBIN

Freshman - 521 Points (22 September / London)

Life's Tides - Poem by Jonathan ROBIN

Linked ebbs and flows, tides fortune blows,
It never knows what cause it sows
For cycle slows or speeds, and those
Effects winds chose truth seldom shows.

Like April snows regrets melt: rose
In May soon glows to blossom grows.
Fling sorrow's bows and sharp arrows,
Enjoy life 'til Time's pages close

Life which opposes sadness owes
In verse or prose no debt, transpose
Free soul cleansed whole as joy arose.
Expose no woes nor hope foreclose.

Life shadows swallows, overthrows,
Feels garden grows for heart's repose.

(11 January 2009)

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Poem Submitted: Thursday, April 19, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, June 3, 2013


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