Despair, Hope’s Triumph

To my Readers:  I may be slow in getting caught up with your posts, but don’t despair, I’ll be back🙂

Eyes which Despair dims

Wear dearth of excitement

Glimpsing life, they glide past

Least observation of joy, for

Hope’s viewed as suspect

Excursion, an illegal substance

Too foolishly imbibed

Worry becomes safer, more

Comfortable; it consumes

Fear like trivia with no

Nutritive benefit

Loneliness denied is preferable

Since trusting anyone requires

Discretion…heart might be

Fatally impetuous, after all—

Labyrinthine isolation allures:

Castle luxuriously appointed

Mauve silk linen draperies

Teak paneled walls, teal velvet

Chaise to languish upon…

Will Despondency triumph?

Nay, soul’s victory is but a

Prayer away…miracle, angel’s visit…

Hope has not absconded, a thief

‘Tis only somewhat tardy, it seems

‘Mid tumultuous seasons, life


“Hope deferred makes the heart sick, but a longing fulfilled is a tree of life.”

Proverbs 13:12, New Internat’l Version

©Rhen Laird/Cobbled Contemplations, 2020 ~ All rights reserved.

Eugi’s Weekly Prompt “Observation” July 6, 2020

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