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Briars and Brambles

written by: Anne G



Briars and Brambles
thicket and thorn

attempt to impede
my journey born

Prickly thorns
sting and smart

testing resolve
challenging heart

Tangles of branches
blackberry and rose

bittersweet days
entwined in life's prose

Greenbrier vines
twist and ensnare

obscuring the path
creating despair

Darkness and woes
worry and care

in spite of it all
albeit the fare

Ne'er will they ever
detract or delay

destined am I
worries allay

In spite of life's snares
the thicket and thorn

awaiting me will be
sweet roses reborn

Anne G

Anne G

JUNE 2016 AUTHOR OF THE MONTH at Spillwords.com
Why write?
I write because I am:
Driven to distraction by the inequities of the society in which we live.
Motivated by cruelty, abuse, ignorance and indifference.
My intention: To poke, prod and provoke!
"Moderation is a fatal thing. Nothing succeeds like excess." - Oscar Wilde
Anne G

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