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Poetry by Robert Stone: Ideas we release

Ideas we release
- a sonnet for the birthday of Linda Regula
Where do new characters develop lives
before great storytellers set them free?
In myth and mystery the hero thrives
but must await the singer of will be.

In tales and narratives the humble stay
unknown unless by chance fate sets apart.
In math and mastery the proud hold sway
but blind until redeemed by broken heart.

In truth and tragedy the common weep
unable to decide which hope to seize.
In faith and fantasy the daring sleep
but lightly while expecting what will please.

Most likely all ideas we release
beyond our first defining will increase.
- Robert Stone, 11 May 2015

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