Sunday Sonnet!

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So driven by the need to get things done
That minutes of the day like lightning pass,
So speedily the sands of Time seem gone,
Sunken into a swirling, wild morass,
All efforts wrought with meaningful intent
Often performed at person’s grievous cost,
Appears to be vitality misspent,
Issuing in a sense of being lost;
With care, perceive the beat of Nature’s heart,
Which panders not to every fleeting whim,
Nor frets at whatsoever might depart,
But hums her pre-ordained consistent hymn;
Serenity descends on those who wait,
She nourishes profound contented state.

Β©Meanderings 2016

Sighing and waiting smileys

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18 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. Lovely words on the importance of patience and pacing ❀

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  2. How true, we are all so busy with our life that we often forget to live it…:)

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  3. Words of wisdom!xxx

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  4. What a perfectly written sonnet! ababcdcdefefgg, the Shakespearean sonnet style. I love this ❀ Words of wisdom here….

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  5. Don’t waste your time and effort.

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  6. excellent, E. fine words of wisdom about our rush through time. nice Sonnet. πŸ™‚

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  7. wow I swear you wrote this with me in mind. My weekend can be summed by your exquisite poem. Time passed too fast for me so I toiled late into the night and now I am at work with one eye open! Still I got a lot of great writing and editing done and I walked 17 miles πŸ™‚ so I’d say I accomplished a lot. Still, there were a dozen things I had not time to pursue 😦 I hope your weekend was productive!

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