The daily uphill struggle can deplete energy,
Tired souls soon slip backwards in low spirit.
Balancing actions with obvious consequences,
Pauses progress in a limbo-land of indecision.
Neither here nor there, stalls any satisfaction,
The journey is undetermined and frustrating.
Self-belief requires at times, a single incentive,
One wise word may motivate and spur activity.
A fresh impetus stimulated by encouragement,
Arouses a deflated attitude and incites a revival.
New potential waves in the nearside of a future,
It indicates new horizons which invite involvement.
Austerity resets life to shades of colourless basics,
Recovery adds tones of renaissance and tenacity.
©Copyright Eileen T O’Neill 27/07/2015