Life’s Ebb and Flow – a poem

Life’s Ebb and Flow

heat flows through new veins
to the ends of outstretched tips
moon’s hold starts to ebb

moon’s hold starts to ebb
the sun gives its warm embrace
the energy flows

the energy flows
slowly, life ebbs toward death
hope waits in the dark

hope waits in the dark
lifelines retire out of time,
still, latent, until…

What am I? Do you know? Comment below with your guess. The tags won’t help this time.

A Shi Rensa for this week’s Haiku Poetry Prompt Challenge of EBB and Flow.

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5 thoughts on “Life’s Ebb and Flow – a poem

    • Thank you. One tip, for whenever you decide to take the plunge, the linking verse needs to be something that can be both a quiet verse and a stronger verse. It can give, say the first stanza a punch at the end but in the second it opens with a bit of power. You do this with punctuation and spacing. Bill did one a while back I need to find and share. It was the best example I’ve seen so far. He has this and the Decima down pat. I kind of hate him for that at times. 🙂 Especially since I created this form.

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