Of time, tides and life’s eternal circle

A tritina for the Secret Keeper’s weekly writing challenge. This week’s words are:



The tides will ebb and flow, the stars will circle,

The sands will shift, the mirror show you clouds,

And all you thought you knew is changed or lost.


There was a bond between us, now it’s lost,

Time for love and parting comes full circle,

Where once was sun and skylarks, only clouds.


Yet up above, the stars wheel, though the clouds

Obscure the sense of wonder we have lost,

Of time, tides and life’s eternal circle.


Scudding clouds, stars lost in the night, love too spins its circle.


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Jane Dougherty

I used to do lots of things I didn't much enjoy. Now I am officially a writer. It's what I always wanted to be.

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