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A Balancing Act

Story ID:11090
Written by:Richard Laurent. Provencher (bio, contact, other stories)
Organization:Retired
Story type:Poem
Location:Truro Nova Scotia Canada
Year:16
Person:Richard L. Provencher
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A Balancing Act

After a backwards
hard tumble
across a fallen
bough I planned
to sit upon
I contemplated
the possibility of
a harsh arrest.
And It did indeed
come about
with a forceful
thump. Thankfully
only my hand felt a
sharp stab of
piercing branch.

As I lay fully stretched,
clouds above peeked
through layers
of Autumn leaves.
These trembling aspen
reflecting Godís
gift to me, and all within
the comfort of His
cherished Blessing.

(c) 2016 Richard L. Provencher