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Expect Nothing

Rating: 3.9
Expect nothing. Live frugally
On surprise.
become a stranger
To need of pity
Or, if compassion be freely
Given out
Take only enough
Stop short of urge to plead
Then purge away the need.
Wish for nothing larger
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COMMENTS
Zuzu Mutairi 07 April 2021
Great write. Inspiring poem.
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Tamara Beryl Latham 28 August 2020
Encouraging words to live by. Nicely penned, : -)
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Sylvia Frances Chan 07 January 2020
Such an amazing poem. As a writer or a poetess, I admired you and still do. I do hope that you will read this response and comment from me, dear Alice. CONGRATULATIONS being chosen as The Member Poem Of The Day. I say HURRAY! I like your poems ery much and your novels too. These all you must know. God's Blessings to you and your beloved family. Regards, Sylvia FC, the NetherlNDS
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Kingsley Egbukole 06 January 2020
Living simple, contented, free from debt, greed and worries. A candid advice.
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Kevin Patrick 06 January 2020
Words of great wisdom, good advice to live ones life. Well deserved poem of the day
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Lyn Paul 06 January 2020
Inspiring words. Thank You
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Rae Seagull 06 January 2020
Love this poem! Expect nothing...
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Ruta Mohapatra 06 January 2020
Such practical advice, such common sense! A worthy poem of the day!
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Lawerence Mize 06 January 2020
Wonderfully well written piece on life.
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Dominic Windram 06 January 2020
Wonderfully advice … beautifully expressed!
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