(c) 2018 Edward York


We were all on board as we set sail,

All crowded on the deck.

Looking back I still can't think,

What may have caused the wreck.


The water was a little rough,

But no more than in the past.

The bow just pushed its way ahead,

Perhaps a bit too fast.


The saltwater spray, gave us a bath,

The sky was dark and gray.

The lighthouse in the distance,

Could barely show the way.


Eventually the storm did pass,

The clouds faded away.

The sunshine filled up the sky,

And the seagull came to play.


Relationships are much the same,

When our nerves begin to fray.

If we can just weather the storm,

It will finally go away.


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  • w c

    Very nice and with a positive message.

    • lasergraph

      Thank you. I will let the media dabble in the negative stuff.

    • orchidee

      A fine write laser.

      • lasergraph

        Thank you, much appreciated

      • Christina8

        Another great poem, laser! Love the positive message.

        • lasergraph

          We need more positives in our lives

        • LaurašŸŒ»

          I agree with Christina about your poem and its message!

          Also, I was reminded of a poem I once read to my children, ā€œWhether The Weather Be Fineā€!
          So far, we are weathering the weather!


          • lasergraph

            Glad to hear you are surviving just fine. We all have our storms, but they are usually temporary.

            • LaurašŸŒ»

              Thank goodness for that!

            • Goldfinch60

              Good write with a positive end.

              • lasergraph

                The positive generates more smiles.

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