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Poetry by Robert Stone:
Senses, a sonnet

Poetry by Robert Stone:
Senses, a sonnet
- a sonnet by Robert Stone
No happy medium will satisfy
when poverty or plenty is success.
Who sees too much may overwhelm the eye
and see too little what can truly bless.

Who hears too much may puzzle fill the ear
and hear too little what will problems solve.
Who tastes too much may palate never clear
and taste too little what might sweet evolve.

Who feels too much may fear the surface new
and feel too little what could bring great joy.
Who smells too much may grow bewildered lost
and smell too little what should truth employ.

The satiated, blind to appetites,
can only see their pleasures as their rights.
- Robert Stone, 16 May 2010
The next previous Robert Stone poetry: A Villanelle for Les Miserables

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