By BernardYoung

Don't Despair

As with tides, fortunes turn.
Coping with the highs
and lows
becomes a skill we learn.

Seabirds know the score
and are aware
what low tides are for:
for them to feast on what is there.

Don’t despair. Reflect on this:
in sunshine and in rain
boats that run aground
will float again.

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