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Poetry by Robert Stone: Remembrance prized

Remembrance prized
- a sonnet for Father's Day by Robert Stone
What those who came before us might have done
is substance for the stories cherished dear
when present peril shouts you cannot run
a winning race and failure fills with fear.

What those who live among us daily do
is fodder for the gossip treasured high
when loneliness lets loose a thought askew
and kindness seeks correction to apply.

What those who after us in future know
is gist imagined for remembrance prized
when inspiration all would set aglow
and truth examples finds in facts surprised.

Again I look and notice nothing there
but know, unseen, are somethings everywhere.

- Robert Stone, 20 June 2010
The next previous poem by Robert Stone: A sonnet: Being Close enough

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