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Poetry by Robert Stone:
A sonnet, Closeness came unmarked


Click to Print Keeper Hard Copy: A sonnet: Closeness came untouched. written for the birthday of J.L. Murphy, July 9, 2010


Closeness came unmarked
- a sonnet by Robert Stone for the birthday of J. L. Murphy
A common friend was all there was between
and all was newly seen and yet unknown
if future would become dull grown routine
or spirited adventures limits flown.

A sharing often of some food, some talk,
some being at events they both enjoyed
and closeness came unmarked with every walk
until the roughs were barriers destroyed.

A muchness of togetherness at last
revealed the sorely lacking love in like
but still remembrance of the joys now past
hold out the hope redeeming blast will strike.

With some, suggestion is the way to lead
and bold direction never will succeed.

- Robert Stone, 9 July 2010
The next earlier Robert Stone Poetry: Haiku, written May and June 2010


This story was posted on 2010-07-11 06:13:54


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