10 July 2007

quatorzain

the shadow is as needed as the light
sleep and the dark are not adjunct to day
the wilderness always requires a way
the shadow is as needed as the light

the rain's required to rejoice in the sun
each stillness is an echo of the run
the shadow is as needed as the light

we need the rain in order to have green
a time of grey so nature's better seen
the shadow is as needed as the light

true balance only sets the world aright
the hours of dark and damp are not a cost
time spent in waiting is never time lost
the shadow is as needed as the light

2 comments:

Sally's Life said...

Synchronistically relevant, thank you, again; although I know your writings are for you, true poetry speaks to many from their own centre.

FSJL said...

Thanks. I'm glad my meagre words speak to you.