Below is the poem entitled AN INVITATION DECLINED which was written by poet
Schuhart. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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The gift that is given is given in vain.
The loss is incurred by having to explain
What the present is and why it is hers
The acceptance of which she deftly defers
Thus avoiding, yet causing, much heartfelt pain.