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The River of Life

Don't underestimate life

By Mika OkaPublished 2 months ago 1 min read
The River of Life
Photo by Marc Zimmer on Unsplash

Life is like the river, sometimes it sweeps you gently along and sometimes the rapids come out of nowhere- Emma Smith

life is like the river

keep your distance

steer with care

waters deep, strong currents

life is like the river

full of ups and downs

like uncertainty

at every bend

life is like the river

wander and lose your way

eventually you'll find 

your path, come what may

life is like the river

hurdles emerging

one after another

testing your spirit, don't lose heart

life is like the river

where we float along

carried by the current

a voyage of joy and torrent

life is like the river

love knows no border

no restraint

where the hearts acquaint

life is like the river

keep swimming

through challenges

towards the end

don't underestimate life

©Emika Oka

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Previously published on Medium

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Mika Oka

Sharing her unique perspective on the world as a hearing-impaired autistic person with bipolar disorder despite the challenges.


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Comments (5)

  • Manisha Dhalani2 months ago

    That last line! Love it!

  • Kodah2 months ago

    ❤Eventually you'll find your path❤ Love your poem! 💌

  • Alex H Mittelman 2 months ago

    Fantastic poem!

  • Murali2 months ago

    Go with the flow like a river. Your poem is great. It uses the symbolism of a river to represent life.

  • Life definitely is like the river. Loved your poem!

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