Somedays you swallow a crocodile
Other days a crocodile swallows you
Each day nestles delight and pain
Eternal is not promised—
But profound strength of human spirit
Reflects truth. Never give up!
Fighting for own can be ferocious
But I dare face the crocodile head on.
note: The poem was inspired by Midweek Motif ‘Rising Above’ at Poets United.