Turning

 

Life runs its course
All so smooth and straight
Predictable from day to day
Then a turning.
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A parting of the ways,
A change in the way
Things no longer the same
In the blink of an eye.
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In sadness for the old
Looking to the joy of the new.
The prayers for the dead
Are for the living.
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Expectation change to the new
As the new sets
Up housekeeping
Not only in the heart,
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But in the house.
The new rearranges
And replaces the old
As it makes itself to home.
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The home shrinks then grows,
Animals come and go,
To better homes
Where love abounds.
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The chickens make eggs
The horse eats their hay
The hound howl at the moon
And I await my love.
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Though I made my deal,
And made my promise,
I will not expect
Any more than I will get.
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My life takes another turn
From the old
Into the new
One day at a time.
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Deal with the Devil
And you never win,
Deal with life
And you always die.
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Born into sin
Sentence to death,
Only Love can take you beyond,
A Love beyond understanding.
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A love that transients
Both the old and the new,
A Love that binds,
A Love that mends.
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A Love beyond the grave
A Love for the living
A living Love
That makes life worth living.
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Contentment is fleeting
By its very nature
But happiness is obtainable
And can last a lifetime.
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But happiness is not guaranteed
Just its pursuit, and in its pursuit
It may be found
By just following the path.
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From the old into the new
Day by day
One step at a time
Until the old becomes the new.
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And loss of contentment drive
Me from the complacent
To seek what may be found
And take my Love by her hand.
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Love is blind and hears
Not a harsh word
It sees no blemish
And finds no fault.
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It is happy in of itself
And needs not the object
Of it desires to thrive.
Hope is enough to keep it alive.
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Hope, the last of the Virtues
To die, and the first to resurrect.
Long suffering, it feed love
Through all famine.
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Hope shield Love from all abuse
Hope lets Love grow in the
Stoniest of grounds,
And Hope keeps Faith alive.
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Faith that the loved will reciprocate,
Faith that Love will bring happiness home,
Faith that the old will turn into the new,
And Love is forever renewed.
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Time move on
Turning the new into the old
Mixing and blinding
Love, Hope Faith, and Happiness.
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Different apportions
At different times
More Hope one time,
More Happiness another
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Sometimes despair
That the old will never become new
But then sometimes
A turning, and all things seem anew.
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Hope in its grave
Spring to life
Watering Love with its tears,
And unspoken sobs.
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Tomorrow will bring
What it will bring,
But today there was a turning.
A turning away from the old.
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Change is as eternal
As the same old, same old.
Change mixes and confuses
And spawns the new.
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Bringing new choices,
Forcing new decisions.
Change will leave you alone
For a while.
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I become complacent
Forbearing in fear
That it would never change,
And it may change back.
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Only the living will tell,
And the tell will be told
Day by day
Choice by choice by choice.
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Published in: on December 24, 2013 at 11:03  Comments Off on Turning  
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