Tidal Waves

How can you measure
The depth of one’s sorrow
And the height of one’s joy
When they clash
A safety net for the falling
Gravity for the euphoric
Together bring balance
Rhythmic breathing returns
With every wave
Angels stand watch
On all sides

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About Mary (tqhousecat)

I am a wife and a mother of two grown children. I love Jesus and sharing my faith through written words. I currently have a poetry blog and also write on medium.com. My main focus is hope in Christ. I only wish that whoever reads this will be blessed, inspired and occasionally amused.
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15 Responses to Tidal Waves

  1. Truedessa says:

    The ebb and flow of life, it’s good to know angels are watching

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  2. rothpoetry says:

    Wonderful poem. Love the way you have played the contrasts so eloquently. Safety net and Gravity! Sounds like our lives played out before us.
    Dwight

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  3. Mish says:

    We do ride the tides of life and so true that they can’t be measured. All unique to us.

    Like

  4. Steve King says:

    We’re all constantly on a relentless pendulum, just lucky to hang on!

    Liked by 1 person

  5. sanaarizvi says:

    This is beautifully eloquent. Joy and woe are two sides of the same coin.

    Liked by 1 person

  6. Beverly Crawford says:

    Angels stand guard … such a nice thought. Well written words!

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  7. Frank Hubeny says:

    I am glad for those angels standing watch.

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  8. Grace says:

    I too love that the angels are watching ~ Thanks for reminding me of their eternal presence ~

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  9. The waves of change… so easy to be crushed… yet most of us reach a shore of safety.

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  10. lynn__ says:

    Tsunamis of emotion roll us over…glad to know angels are watching and we can regain balance!

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  11. The waves can be turbulent but we can find calm.

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