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Poetry by Robert Stone: Infatuation - a sonnet


a sonnet by Robert Stone
Time was when love for me was all unknown
and I would jest that such did not exist
but then one day a day that seemed a clone
of other days there came an unseen twist.

My eye was restless waiting for a sight,
my ear was keen to hear the faintest sound,
my heart was fluttering unsure what might
be right or wrong and so in doubt fast bound.

These feelings for another then I thought
were love for only these had seized my heart
but year by year I still am slowly taught
to label false and seek the truthful part.

Infatuation is a ghost that fades
but will not disappear into the shades.

- Robert Stone, 7 February 2010

The next earlier Robert Stone poem Patience: A Sonnet A sonnet. /li>

This story was posted on 2010-02-07 11:19:04
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