Sunday Sonnet!

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Let not inclement comments mar delight
In having reached, at last, a cherished goal;
Achievement did not come without a fight,
Transcending obstacles beyond control;
No golden spoon adorned your lowly birth,
Nor carpet, red, your advent trumpeted,
No wherewithal to tell your earthly worth,
Sheer giftedness your heritage, instead;
Disparagement from rancid, privileged peers,
Determined, hungry motivation fuelled;
While kindly smiles subordinated smears,
And generosity your heart bejewelled.
Persistence paved Determination’s way,
While Perseverance underpinned each stay!

Β©Meanderings 2017

31 responses to “Sunday Sonnet!

  1. very good Elliot, I like that one

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  2. Very nice Bushka, welcome back, Sunday needs your sonnets …

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  3. This was sweet. Excellent write. Have a blessed day my friend.

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  4. Oh … I do so love this! It reminds me of my own life … no silver/golden spoon, no red carpet, only lots of hard work and a (mostly, I hope) kind heart. Thank you, my dear friend … I rather needed this tonight!

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  5. And by the way … I almost forgot … mega-hugs!!! ❀

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  6. Somebody has clearly made it through many obstacles on their giftedness and determination. Inspirational for all of us, Elliott!

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  7. You are back! The blogging world is bright again. πŸ™‚

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  8. Hi E…long time no talk. Wow I love this. Hope things are going well with you. Big hugs to you πŸ’›πŸ§‘β™₯οΈπŸ€—πŸ€—πŸ€—

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