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My first 250 poems are all about various themes that have touched me.

9 Ebbs and Flows

A plea to one and all to have enthusiasm in life to "flow through our niggles" and be "full of joy" despite the ups and downs.

Rhyme Scheme: Blank Verse

Up and down we go
On this merry-go-round of life
Stuck in a rut we get
Unable to change our mood and soar again

"You try to hold your head high
The world runs hot and cold" ^1
Sometimes a small change of scene
Makes us think of past joys

And suddenly with elation
We flow through our niggles and bring
Enthusiasm back into the things we do
Nothing that happens can dampen

This new lease we have on life
Full of joy and glee at all the
Little things that surround us
Until another rut comes along

And turns colourless the moments we've treasured
But bask again we shall in the sunlight
For as sure as bad comes our way
So shall good again to grace our lives anew

^1 Don Henley - Shangri La


8 Sasha →

Dedicated to 5 of my school teachers, the poem ends with me yearning to join them behind the blackboard someday.


Uma, 31 Dec 2016
Family, Essays to a Swan

10 Infants →

About babies and how they can soothe our hearts. For my mother Uma.