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Author Name: Freeever_randy 4 Comments
Date Added: August 13, 2006 02:08:52 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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Piously Content
Ears filled with the sound of heavenly choirs
Singing about peace and contentment. How
Happy I am. The scent of white flowers
Fills my nose. And in my heart, a new vow? (Heavenís trow.)
 
Piously I listen, not thinking what I
Could (Should) have done to end the struggle fellow
Beings endured. Iím content and contrite,
Why should I worry about whatís below?
 
My life was privileged, I knew nothing
Else. That humanity was hurting in
Great distress, contently I knew nothing,
I am not the cause of their misfortune?
Should I bother with others' misfortune?
(Why bother with simple indiscretion?)
 
During life, larger issues were pondered,
I had no time to let my mind be bent.
Now Iím reaping the path that I wondered,
I'm in heaven, shouldn't I be content?
(In Heaven, I piously sit content.)
Author's Notes:
Sicilian Quatrain
9/21/2006 - modifications made with original text in parenthesis.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeButterflyDreams on September 20, 2006 11:33:51 PM Report

As always an amazing poem from you.


Jessica


Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 14, 2006 09:39:22 AM Report
Randy,
Oh my___ you really snag the reader with this..outstanding poem  .. My thirst is needing more...Your awesome Sir!!  ~ She  

Comment By: FreeAdri on August 14, 2006 03:31:45 AM Report
You astound me every time more and more with you brilliant way of writing.  I love this Randy, but I really do not have to tell you that any more...  you know I do!!!  Wonderful write, and you take structured poetry to another level dear!!! 
Adri x

Comment By: Freeb doneff on August 13, 2006 07:10:39 AM Report
Ooooooo...I know a few folks like this, sittin on their keesters, better than everyone else, to good and big and proud to be bothered by any little folk..OK, do you want to do the honors of waking them up? Probably be nicer than if I do it, lol...I liked this style,..B.




 


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