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Yin Yang

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Yin Yang

Yin Yang
Joanna Davis


We make our own demons
create our own gods
our lives are a series of evens and odds
In the ebb and flow of the rockiest tide,
truth is a pearl, we all seek to hide
Success, just failure turned on its head,
The path to victory, is littered with dread
Desire and fear a fraternal twin,
thoughts control if you lose or you win!
A need, a plan, action and grace,
will shield you from all arrows you’ll face
You cannot win, without playing the game,
if nothing is changed, the results are the same
The life you make is all in your mind,
to have tomorrow you must leave yesterday behind.

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  1. Date: 11/22/2011 11:06:00 AM
    Strong thoughts here. Makes me want to be more optimistic, life is what we make of it

  1. Date: 8/30/2011 6:35:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading your poetry today Jo. Love, Carol