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Poetry by Robert Stone: Proper words of praise: a sonnet

Proper words of praise: a sonnet for a thirty-third birthday
Poetry by Robert Stone
Much effort have I spent in finding ways
attempting annual remembrances,
refined by hope with proper words of praise,
yourself to honor in resemblances.

Expanding knowledge brings to each new joys,
low pressure loading visions and details
intense with grist without distracting noise,
secured with trust when weighed on friendship's scales.

Extended silences my patience tests
presuming what disasters might have struck,
occluding all that common sense suggests,
wondering when distress will come unstuck.

Enjoin both sunrise walks and sunset hikes,

location separates our loves from likes.
~ Robert Stone, 29 May 2018

This story was posted on 2018-05-30 03:36:31
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