Seasons of Life by Audrey Cofield

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Scales of Life

To keep in balance the scales of life
      That the center beam remains straight,
Takes serious thought and fortitude,
      Intertwined with a sprinkle of fate.

Always enough, but not too much-
      Is a challenge to all mankind,
Searching the sanctum of inner thought
      Each to his own must find.

Who is there born that has not failed
      In the counterpoise of strife-
That he, in the end, can truthfully say,
      "Mine, was the flawless life"?


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1963 Audrey Cofield
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