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Weathered Hope (standard:poetry, 249 words)
Author: Red XIIIAdded: May 01 2004Views/Reads: 2050/0Story vote: 0.00 (0 votes)
As long as the sun shines, there must be hope. Thank you to Ben for your suggestions in the preliminary stages of this one!
 



It started out a lot brighter 

Than it was at the end of the day, 

If only it could have stayed bright 

I'd have happier things to say. 

. 

How does the weather manipulate 

What I'm feeling inside? 

When it's raining I should be happy 

Without it all life would have died. 

. 

When the sun is up in the sky 

Pouring down its life giving rays, 

I think back to early childhood 

When happiness shone all days. 

. 

When the rain starts to pour 

And the air grows so cold, 

Plants look up and thank the gods, 

While inside me the darkness unfolds. 

. 

We get this kind of feeling 

That when it rains we are sad, 

And that when the sun is shining 

We should all be happy and fab. 

. 

When it rains we need to be glad 

That the water isn't up to our necks, 

And when we hear that there's a drought 

At least we aren't thirsty as heck! 

. 

I've noticed while writing this 

That I can see a glimmer of hope, 

Perhaps there is a chance for me yet 

On this Earth on which we must cope. 

. 

Over the last couple of years 

It's got harder for me to live, 

In this world we're devastating 

Grinding up like a great big sieve. 

. 

But the words of some kind people 

Have helped sun shine a bit brighter; 

Thank you all who've said good words to me 

For making that heaviness lighter.


   


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