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Tuesday, June 19, 2012

The Bridge

From PhotoPrompt Monday
Photo courtesy of my friend, The Contemplative Cat
Source: I Heart My Snap
Boy on the bridge
Life is a bridge from here to there,
Some years of joy, some years of care,
It's sometimes hard, while forward bound,
To stop.
And take a look around.
At times, clear footsteps on the wood
Will tell you life is sound. And good.
With all things joyful in your track
You look ahead, and never back.
But other times the winds will blow,
And send down hail, and sleet, and snow.
The struggle's more than you can bear,
You bowed before your load of care.
Then storms move off, as all storms do,
The sun returns, and warmth anew.
And life goes on, from day to day,
With times of toil and times of play.
Life is a bridge from here to there,
Some years of joy, some years of care.
And though it's hard, while forward bound,
Please stop.
And take a look around.



6 comments:

  1. I LOVE this! Beautiful post. I needed this. :)

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    1. thank so much, Ginger! I needed it too! :)

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  2. OMG Dianne...that was so touching and so beautiful. What a great job.

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    1. Thank you, Delores! This is such a fun way to get the creative process going! Thank you for including me!

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  3. I love this, it is so thought provoking:)

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