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Poem: Accepting the Seasons of Life

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"Accepting the Seasons of Life"

My heartaches watching the seasons pass,
realizing my mistakes along life’s journey
wishing time could go in reverse.

As the seasons move forward
so must I,
beholding the changing scenery
accepting what my eyes see,
no matter how many teardrops
I cry.

Standing strong
like the old oak tree,
clinging to life
when a storm passes,
not weak and fragile like a twig.

Letting my heart bear the pain,
accepting the seasons of life
renewing my soul,
leaving a scar behind
to remind me of the path
my feet once traveled.

"I'm Moving On" by Rascal Flatts

© 2019 BRENDA ARLEDGE

Comments

BRENDA ARLEDGE (author) from Washington Court House on November 12, 2019:

Iqra,

I am so happy this one has touched your heart.

Thank you for your heartfelt comment.

I love reading them.

Iqra from Pakistan on November 12, 2019:

Simple, yet powerful and beautiful piece of poetry....

To stand back again is so hard...your poem touched my heart again...

Beautiful....