times are hard,
but don't let
       your spirit be;
trust is here,
but don't let
       your departure be;
mercy is soft,
but don't let
       your endurance be,
money is short,
but don't let
       your patience be;
children are plentiful,
but don't let
       your worries be;
bills are late,
but don't let
       your cycle be:

'cause the last thing we need,
is another mouth to feed

'cause the last thing our ship can afford,
is another passenger aboard

continuing the cycle

Mark Anthony Thomas
Copyright © 2004

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