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Narrow grows the infinite sky
In mind a list of all who've gone
before - years passed- so quickly by
Enough to prejudice the dawn
And little joys and larger griefs
Consumed our hearts and minds at will
Dared us to question our beliefs 
Until that moment we grew still....
What was then our consolation?
Heaven loomed, larger than before
Paradise a mere fixation
with death too final to ignore

Nirvana, everlasting Eden
Heaven waits beyond all reason


For Broken Wings  Form H

Copyright © | Year Posted 2017

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Date: 2/18/2017 1:25:00 PM
Suzanne congratulations on your win in my contest with this lovely poem
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Date: 2/18/2017 2:04:00 PM
Thankyou Constance: I enjoyed trying the Hybronnet form. Sending smiles, SuZ
Date: 2/18/2017 8:46:00 AM
Terrific use of form Suzanne. The depth of your piece was amazing, congratulations...
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Date: 2/18/2017 9:17:00 AM
Than you, Charlie:So nice of you to visit. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 2/18/2017 7:58:00 AM
Congrats on your win, Suzanne. Interesting form, you did that very well.
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Date: 3/31/2017 2:39:00 PM
Thankyou, Agnes: I appreciate your kind comment.
Date: 2/13/2017 8:28:00 PM
The depth and greatness of this poem makes me want to investigate this new form and write in it soon (if only I can remember to do so). Truly a 7 and a fav as this is a real beauty..
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Date: 2/15/2017 5:45:00 PM
Thank you Dear Robert: for reading and commenting. This form is listed under H in the Forms link. I used rhymezone.com to choose my end rhymes. The 8 syllables make it a bit tricky but when I write in rhyme and meter, I naturally do Iambic tetrameter, I'll look forward to seeing what you write. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 2/10/2017 8:55:00 PM
wow, what a stunning example of this form, Suzanne. I was thinking of going haiku but now I might want to try this hbyronnet form for the challenge. Excellent.
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Date: 2/15/2017 5:48:00 PM
Hi Andrea: Been so busy renovating I haven't checked back, Will see if you have written to this challenge soon. My kitchen renovation has been so intensive, Be so happy when it is finito, Hugs, SuZ
Date: 2/10/2017 4:13:00 PM
- A great poem with strength, SuZ - Well done - Happy weekend :) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 2/15/2017 5:50:00 PM
Thanks so much Ann-Lise: Lately if I can get a poem out I am so very thankful and more thankful to have old friends to visit. Hugs, SuZ
Date: 2/9/2017 10:18:00 PM
Great write, Suzanne. Very real to those who experience doubt and confusion. Love the middle lines: "Until that moment we grew still... / What was then our consolation?" And also the last. "Heaven waits beyond all reason" Super reading this late evening.
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Suzanne Delaney
Date: 2/10/2017 7:38:00 AM
Hi Reason: Thanks so much for reading and commenting. I don't often try new forms but this was a great experience. Life is too scattered at the moment so I appreciated this grounding. Best always, SuZ
Date: 2/9/2017 10:14:00 PM
Mrs Suz, I could have a long conversation about this poem. Extremely well written and thought provoking write. Also, debatable, depending on one's belief. I love poems that make me think:)
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Date: 2/10/2017 7:38:00 AM
Good Morning, Daniel: Your comment makes we wish we were in a real live Poetry Circle that meets around a table. Cyber discussions are cumbersome and sometimes lead to lengthy texts without benefit of voice inflections and quick clarifications. I sure do appreciate your thoughtful comments and greatly admire your writing. SuZ