Sunday Sonnet!

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Then whispered gentle Hope to trembling Doubt,
This may not be the whole of what you see,
No need for negativity to sprout,
Await with patience true reality;
Reflect afresh on what you do perceive,
Embracing what the senses all imbibe,
Too easy casual glimpses misconceive
Leading to needless harmful diatribe;
Attend to what is being said and shown
And not to what or how you might respond;
‘Tis better that all nuances be known
Than keen anticipation’s hat is donned;
Discernment beds in single-minded care,
Good Counsel be her philanthropic heir!

©Meanderings 2016

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22 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. Great contribution today Elliot. Nice bloom.

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  2. WOW! This really hit home. I needed some new perspective and you gave it to me. A great piece.

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  3. I think this is wonderful.xxx

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  4. words to live by… 🙂

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  5. “…gentle Hope to the trembling Doubt…” – Wow Bushka…It’s amazing how you’ve given character to both these qualities and a character so perfect that each one of us has to agree with it. It’s the first post I’m reading this beautiful morning and I’m so glad it is this way! 🙂 Cheers!

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  6. Great advice…needed this today. Thank you.

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  7. oh my that rhyming couplet at the end is quite the finish for your exquisite poem. I love “philanthropic heir.” What an idea!

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  8. Love it. … gentle hope to the trembling Doubt.

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