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Poetry by Robert Stone: Wonder where the days went

Wonder where the days went
- a generic birthday sonnet but first for Dan Jacobson
I have no facts but someone wanted verse
to celebrate your yearly trip around
the sun and them and all your loves diverse
so here are thoughts I found on common ground.

The gift most wanted is attention paid
encouraging the best that we can be.
The giver loved the most is one who stayed
close by when much to see seemed but debris.

There are no certain words to show delight.
The specialness is always in intent.
We needs must mark by season, day, and night
or wonder where days went as time we spent.

Awake each day and seek another joy.
Avoid the sham employments of decoy. - Robert Stone, 7 August 2013
The next earlier Robert Stone poem: Still are worth the chance a sonnet.

This story was posted on 2013-08-08 00:49:01
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