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Diligence

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Diligence

Like the rain that pours in the arid backlands,
making blossom the most shriveled of branches
I will work my days!
I will cultivate friendships
And, with all willpower,
I will perpetuate peace!
I will defend nature!
I will delight my eyes with such beauty.
And, by greater force,
I will compose from the primest melody
Charms of sympathy.
I will profuse embraces, 
I will cheer up souls.
I will walk together.
And even when I’m out of things to say,
I will bid cheers to silence!
And who knows, maybe one day, 
Diligent,
And seeing life as celebration,
I will be rain pouring in aridness!

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  1. Date: 2/27/2009 10:33:00 AM

    Frank and Carol, thank you for comments.

  1. Date: 2/27/2009 8:50:00 AM

    Beautifully stated. All around it is the expression of a beautiful soul.

  1. Date: 2/27/2009 6:34:00 AM

    Congratulations on your excellent poetry being featured this week Benedito. May you have many more featured. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 2/26/2009 4:56:00 PM

    Carolyn, thank you, thank you for the comment and the beautiful words. I invite you to visit my web page www.beneditocesar.com Some poems are in English. Hugs.

  1. Date: 2/26/2009 2:36:00 PM

    Benedito, what beautiful use of the English language! I admire the courage of one who says, "I will," as opposed to, "I'll try." There is no doubt you see "life as celebration"! This is the first of your works I have read and I am looking forward to reading more. Excellent! Carolyn

  1. Date: 2/26/2009 12:56:00 PM

    Michel, thank you very much! God Bless you too.

  1. Date: 2/25/2009 6:35:00 PM

    Benedito - This poem is wonderful - I believe you will - I just wanted to say congratulations on having your poetry featured this week – God Bless, MJ

  1. Date: 2/24/2009 8:19:00 AM

    Vince, thank you for your comment and incentives.

  1. Date: 2/24/2009 6:22:00 AM

    Congratulations Benedito on "Diligence" being featured. Vince

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 8:06:00 AM

    Thanks Christopher by your comments.

  1. Date: 1/6/2009 7:57:00 AM

    Thiws is wonderfully written my friend. The I will's in the poem works very well.