in the 'tween of the ebb and flow

so many languishing in the lulls
in the savage times between

cleaving to whatever they can
parched by the tedium of waiting

in anticipation of an embrace
that will enfold and take them

take them away from the shallows
to the deeper depths of significance

yet, when the moment is opportune
they cling to their facile securities

and sadly watch as the tide retreats
caught in the ‘tween of the ebb and flow

- The Fool