The Circle of Life

The circle of a woman’s life

Has turns at every corner,

Pointed, piercing ones at that.

At every turn, she encounters

Her past welded into her present;

The seams of her guarded future

Slowly sneaking away;

The entrances and exits miraculously merged;

Speed bumps and roadblocks strewn along the way.

Although the baffling maze

Makes her feel lost every now and then,

She can see the light

At the end of the sharp twists and dark tunnels,

Deceptive like a mirage –

Always in sight,

Yet never quite within reach.

4 thoughts on “The Circle of Life

  1. “Although the baffling maze
    Makes her feel lost every now and then,
    She can see the light
    At the end of the sharp twists and dark tunnels,
    Deceptive like a mirage –
    Always in sight,
    Yet never quite within reach”.

    This part is so true to life. I feel like I am trapped in that maze and cannot see the way out. The light comes and disappears.

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  2. Nice one ma’am 😇
    One can relate to the turns women face in life.. Its assumed that she will face it, adjust or compromise..
    She need to have the strength and keep going, no matter of any support comes to her or not..

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