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Wednesday, January 13, 2021

Sarah, Lovely And Loving

Rating: 4.8
Sarah, lovely and loving, offered
her hand, a simple hand, nothing
more. If her hand had held flowers,
or money, or food, I would smiling
have grasped it. Instead it was only
her white hand, pulsing with life.
Sarah took the moral high ground,
and left me sloshing in the swamp,
soon to realize the cost of love
to those, like her, who give and give
beyond the needs of the moment
toward some larger goal of kindness,
patience and fulfillment for all.
But she turns back and sees me floundering.
That pure hand is tarnished rescuing me
Daniel Brick
POET'S NOTES ABOUT THE POEM
This sonnet was intended as an exercise in iambic meter but it became much more
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COMMENTS
Lyn Paul 14 January 2021
Amazing heartfelt words that hold the meaning of life.
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me poet yeps poet 14 January 2021
niceeeeee poemy now do read if u please MOM'S SMILES
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Richard Wlodarski 14 January 2021
So much more...indeed! Daniel, I think that you've reached what you've been striving for!
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kyvin nash 14 January 2021
Very deep...evoking emotions...Congratulations, brilliant piece!
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Bharati Nayak 13 January 2021
Sometimes I remain awestruck and think what to write about a poem like this which is so deep and soul searching.
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Susan Williams 13 January 2021
This is discernment, my friend. A discernment many of us do not see nor feel. Dang, you're good. 5 star rating though that is a paltry rating for a poem of this magnitude. I favored it as well cuz I want to read this again and again to remind myself what a real poet is
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Susan Williams 13 January 2021
You said---This sonnet was intended as an exercise in iambic meter but it became much----you are so right. This is so elegant and insightful and so filled with your talent more
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Susan Williams 13 January 2021
First off, I went searching for you because I could not bear PH without your presence. So glad to see you are still here!
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Daniel Brick 13 January 2021
Susan I am blessed with your appreciation. It is so special and adds color, bright, shining, vivid color to my lifr.
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