So ‘Tis With Everything

3 Jan

by T. Easton

Some say the seas cover the Earth

Like oceans of love cover a life

And when the wind howls through the trees

This hope shall comfort me


The darkness surrounds the stars but they fight

Till mercy reveals the dawn’s precious light

Since days turn to nights and nights turn to days

I shall not be afraid


The wintertime snow falls from the sky

As seasons bring change I laugh then I cry

And beautiful flowers bloom in the spring

So ‘tis with everything.

Toby T. Easton was born and raised in Detroit, MI where he lived in a government subsidized housing project. After completing graduate school, he relocated to Raleigh, NC where he currently resides. Toby is a freelance writer and poet. He also works in the mental healthcare field as a licensed therapist. Toby decided to become a therapist in order to satiate his desire to help others discover a means by which they can transform tragic life circumstances into moments of beauty. Toby’s poetry often reflects his experiences with drug and alcohol addiction, physical abuse, and neglect; as well as a long and arduous struggle to rebuild his life after going blind from RP.


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