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Poetry by Robert H. Stone: unknown -a sonnet

unknown - A sonnet
- a sonnet inspired by Milan Kundera and C W Comperry
How many homes can one find time to build
if passion for exploring seizes soul?
How many travels leave still unfulfilled
desire for glory, longing to be whole?

How many barriers are put in place
when hesitations will not fade?
How many steps which one cannot retrace
become reminders of our debts unpaid?

How many expectations dim the way
when high emotion finds no glad release?
How many somethings hold us in this day
while calls to go beyond will never cease?

Nostalgia is the pain of ignorance.
How better knowing small or big advance.

- Robert Stone, 19 June 2011
The next earlier Robert Stone poem: In Silence and In Faith

This story was posted on 2011-06-19 10:27:54
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