Balance

 

Hope is the opposite to despair

as sorrow is to joy.

Yet as often as we experience these extremes

we cannot afford to do without them.

As enticing as a world of positivity and joy sounds

How would we be able to comprehend such  happiness and comfort

without sorrow or pain to contrast it and teach us the difference.

In my understanding maybe the goal is not to put one over the other,

but  to do like the ancients always preached

which is to strive and live in balance.

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