GREENWOLFE 1962 Poems
- Acceptance Of Fate Of all the lessons learned in ...
- I'Ll Die Loving You When I wake in early morn, ...
- A Thing Called Hope In all worthwhile endeavors, No...
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- Circle Of Angels I sat in a circle of ...
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I was inspired to write poetry after seeing the movie 'Dr. Zhivago', I wrote my first poem in 1970. Influenced by the poetry of William Shakespeare, Emily Dickinson, and Edgar Allan Poe; I am one of the few writers in the era of modern poetry who writes in the form I call 'rhythm and rhyme'.
After waiting more than 30 years for 'THE GIFT' of
poetry to arrive, I sat down at the age of 54 and
wrote for the first time with the ability to say
what I wished to say in the way I had long wished
to say it. In the next 18 months or so I wrote
nearly 180 poems.
Today, I am still an unknown and may be called 'an emerging ... more »
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Acceptance Of Fate
Of all the lessons learned in life
By every creed in turn,
Acceptance is the costliest
Mankind has had to learn.
The price is often self-esteem,
And life must yield as well.
It also charges interest,
On that, I shall not dwell.
But just by way of mentioning,
Though bitter is defeat;
Recovery sure is sweeter,
The sooner it's complete.
Acceptance of each circumstance,
Is one great truth of life.
But often comes at quite a cost,
Much suffering and strife.