Reappearance

Is it

a pressed flower

between the pages of

forgotten chapters?

Or the reappearance

of a familiar face

triggering a storm

in still waters?

 

Footfalls on the beach

were scarce

till the captain of a

supposedly capsized ship

returned,

to claim his place

in the news reports

and on cheering lips.

 

Lost glory

hits back again

I have not embraced darkness

just the safety of twilight.

Perseverance and persistence

may not have paid well

but life rewards those

who play their cards right.

 

Inspired by Secretkeeper at

Weekly Writing Prompt #96

(5) Words: | APPEAR | PRESS | POOR | CARD | FALL |

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