Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)


Testing Limits Of Hospitality - Poem by Terence George Craddock (afterglows echoes of starlight)

old wise tales oft spoken quoted
'familiarity breeds contempt'
differences in character traits bite

honoured guest was courtesy greeted
preparations exquisite food wine finest
but beware fools who welcome overstays

fruitful moral is generosity
decreases with familiarity
tests limits of hospitality


Copyright © Terence George Craddock

Topic(s) of this poem: life, lifestyle


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Inspired by the poem 'A Complaint' by Confucius.
Dedicated to Confucius.
Written in January 2016 on the 19.1.2016.

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Poem Submitted: Monday, January 18, 2016



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