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Poetry by Robert Stone: Falseness Disavow, a sonnet

Falseness disavow
- a sonnet about hubris
Unease creates unending worry list
where maybes and perhaps engage the mind
and senseless twists and turns will not desist
though common sense would show the truth to blind.

Desire to help speeds not career unsure
where doubts and fears inhibit action now
and seeming kindly compliments obscure
though self-assured would falseness disavow.

Despair is always waiting just beyond
where never and unlikely strangle hope
and promises are but another bond
though failing guide would claim the skills to cope.

They both each other silently accuse
of straying far from what desire should choose.

- Robert Stone, 5 February 2012
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