Selfish

A thousand rocks

Littered your bed

Water could not sweep them away.

Sticks and leaves blocked

Your flow

Water could not move them away.

From rock to rock

Debris moved

Refusing to whirl away.

A thousand miles of

Brushwood filled your bed

Water could not sweep them away.

Your seams split

With the floods

Roads washed away.

If only a hundred pairs of hands

Had aided your way.

 

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  1. Oooh I love the analogy of being selfish where even the waters can’t sweep the easiest things away. This is because the selfish person is keeping it all for themselves. It is hard to get help when you are known to be selfish. You need to give to receive – as things in life should be!!

    Nancy ♥ exquisitely.me

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