Sustaining rain
without a tear

enduring ice
preserving warmth

suffering gusts
yet standing firm

confronting floods
with buoyant hope

outlasting drought
with thirst for life

surpassing fog
to be the light.

Stormproof © Copyright 2021, Robert J. Tiess.

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31 words (32 being the prompt limit).  Joel Osteen quote prompt challenge (being in storm without letting storms get in you) - link:
Submitted: April 19, 2020