Sunday Sonnet!

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We search for endless years that niche to find,
From unrelenting meddling thoughts apart,
That ambience to inner growth resigned,
And discontent forever can depart.
Mere mortals grow accustomed to their fate,
Seduced by concrete transients for their roots;
Inclined the wiser counsel to berate,
Deferring to more palatable fruits;
Yet, deep within each selfhood there resides,
Unquenchable desire to attain
Much more, surpassing earthenware, besides,
The stuff of which endures beyond all stain,
May God his gracious gift to all decree,
That peace of ‘letting go’ and ‘letting be’!

©Meanderings 2017

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9 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. Oh, it’s marvellous when I can reach that point!

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    • Thanks Gill. Yes, something you said a couple of weeks ago set me reflecting on this subject. First lines that came to mind ended up as the final couplet…. 😉 Hugs!

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  2. Letting go and letting be….yes, a marvelous state of mind. Not always easy though.xxx

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  3. Love it! You make this all seem so effortless … does it just pop into your head as you go through your day, or do you have to sit and concentrate? You do it so well, and as I said, make it seem … effortless. The best I can do is along the lines of ..

    There once was a fellow named Harry,
    Who went out in search of a berry …

    Well, you get the idea … I am not a poet. 😦 Ah, but we each have our forte. 🙂

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