Sabu Francis (sabufrancis) wrote,
Sabu Francis

Cross your river

Life, it has been tough
Leather, I've had enough.

My friends often call me
Say, why don't you
Do, what everyone says?

I want to tell them how
does one cross a river:
It's similar, not same
as arrows from a quiver

If I aim for that known
point on the other side
I need to swim and
go against the tide

For if I go straight;
always in a line
I will be taken ahead
far away by a mile

But if I fight the current
that force in vogue
I will hit the sweet spot
surely at the right time

If you perchance see
a boatman unqualified
he'll take you across
in an unusual route

He will point his boat
Not to a point across
But to a point upstream
To reach your exact spot

He will teach you
what this song is about
It's not about a river
It's all about a crossing
It's all about a fight
Tags: crossing, fight, life, poem
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