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Perseverance

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Perseverance

Perseverance

When there is nothing else left to pursue, 
As each solution is rendered worthless,
And defeat appears certain to ensue,
My arrogance asserts it is hopeless.

Frustrated I ponder about science,
Probing relentless through every option,
In despair the novel goads my conscience 
But my skills warn against its adoption.

Now the impasse dictates I should refrain.
Discouraged I attempt to hide my rile,
As all ideas are randomly slain,
That’s when logic resolves it is futile.

Then, my soul softly murmurs “persevere,
Divine intervention you must revere”.

Written by: Ronald Zammit
Dated: 10.01.2014
Contest: A Hunt for Inspiration
Sponsored by: Debbie Guzzi


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  1. Date: 3/15/2014 2:14:00 AM

    Congratulations on the fine with beautiful sonnet, ronald

  1. Date: 3/15/2014 1:13:00 AM

    Ronald,, Congratulations, on your Hunt for a Sonnet Gem. Awesomely done. ~SKAT~

  1. Date: 3/14/2014 11:01:00 PM

    I love this poem! Congrats on your Win Ronald!

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 10:13:00 AM

    If you like you can enter this into my contest too, on the bottom put A hunt for inspiration. ;) Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/23/2014 4:30:00 AM

    another great pen Rob adding you to fav poets I want to read more of your works hugs

    Zammit Avatar Ronald Zammit Date: 2/23/2014 4:59:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Shadow you are too kind. I am only but a newbie. I still have a lot to learn.
  1. Date: 2/7/2014 4:35:00 PM

    Never give up, no matter what! I like the positive message you send here. This poem was really well written, Ron. Great work!....Thank you very much for the kind congrats on my poem. I appreciate it!

  1. Date: 2/4/2014 2:53:00 AM

    Ronald welcome to SOUP you certainly are adding to the flavour here with this excellent pen hugs 7

  1. Date: 1/29/2014 12:02:00 PM

    Enjoyable read, Ronald, Lightly put, one must always consider that there just might be a God in control of all things. I have found Him to be reliable and just as well as loving and humorous. Your sonnet made me think. Best of luck in Karen's gig.

    Zammit Avatar Ronald Zammit Date: 1/30/2014 6:24:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Amen to that. Take care Ron
  1. Date: 1/20/2014 5:31:00 PM

    Ron, I slapped a 7 on this! Nicely written and great message! My best, chuck

  1. Date: 1/15/2014 2:52:00 PM

    Very interesting. This was finely written. I think it leaves us with a very valuable message. Sometimes it takes perseverance to be truly enlightened. Really awesome sonnet! Welcome to poetry soup! : ) Hope to see more of your great work. Always, Laura

    Zammit Avatar Ronald Zammit Date: 1/16/2014 12:04:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Laura for your kind words. Ron