Sorrow—sweet sorrow!
How you bring strong men down to their knees.
Courage—sweet courage!
How you raise the feeble up to their feet.

Misery—sweet misery!
How you’ve taught us to be grateful.
Kindness—sweet kindness!
How you change the hearts of even the most hateful.

Ambition—sweet ambition!
How you fasten unfocused sights onto the prize.
Discernment—sweet discernment!
How you cause good men flee from greed & lies.

Wanderlust—sweet wanderlust!
How you beg the meek to roam.
Comfort—sweet comfort!
How you hearken the wild ones home.

Life—sweet life!
How I delight in the unyielding grip of thee.
Death—sweet death!
How lucky you’ll feel if ever you manage to catch me.

Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s