Flotsam and Jetsam

While it is true that better times have been had
Keep in mind there’s no need to be mad
Because change is something that ever will spin
Making it hard sometimes to win.
 
Life is supposed to be hard that’s kind of the point.
To make you stretch and pull at your joints
Because there is more to be had than just gliding through
But, as is always the case, it is strictly up to you.
 
Times will be rough and times will be smooth
Above all the flotsam and jetsam this is the truth.
 
True is it that we have seen better days. –As You Like It, Shakespeare
 

This little poem is brought to you by the Friday prompt from Light and Shade Challenge.

 
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About martha0stout

I like to read and write and hang out with my family and friends. I currently live on a farm and all that such a living entails.
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4 Responses to Flotsam and Jetsam

  1. Tara R. says:

    Nicely penned, and so much truth. I liked this bit of wisdom, “Because there is more to be had than just gliding through.”

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  2. Shannon says:

    I’ve always loved the term flotsam and jetsam, so I may have already been pre-disposed to enjoy this, but I really did, especially this gem: Because change is something that ever will spin

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