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A Haiku - Tide and Time
There is a lesson we can draw from nature....
For only two instants is the tide neither coming in nor going out.
Time and tide wait not.
See it ebb and flow, and learn:
Progress, regress, still.
Two instants of still,
Small instants at that, soon gone.
Progress, regress on.
Let us learn from this:
Man is subject to the tides,
Larger, smaller faith.
Like the moon, wax, wane.
An instant full, one empty.
Having, losing all.
So sure of all things unseen.
As fragile as a moonbeam,
Brilliant as the sun.
Born to tide's unrest,
Waxing, waning, without rest,
Seeking what seems best.
© 2012 Demas W. Jasper All rights reserved.
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