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Loss of Faith

Remember when you got a bike When you were just a little tyke You couldn't ride that bike at all The only thing you did was fall You didn't let it bother you You fell and fell the morning through But by the end of your first day You rode it well, you'd found a way What happens to this youthful zeal This simple faith, this will of steel We think we can, and so we do A formula that's tried-and-true We lose our faith, then overthink ~ On this I need spill no more ink (Iambic Tetrameter)

Copyright © | Year Posted 2019




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Date: 10/9/2019 11:05:00 PM
This is written so well, Gershon. Simple, so true, and wise. Why can't we remember when? It is perfectly put together. A fave for me.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 10/10/2019 1:37:00 PM
Wow, a FAVE. Thank you so much for your encouragement, Sandra. A FAVE is always a humbling honor for me. Much appreciated. Best wishes, Gershon
Date: 9/17/2019 4:21:00 PM
Terrificly penned. Panagiota
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/17/2019 5:08:00 PM
TYSM. ~ gw
Date: 9/16/2019 2:54:00 PM
Gershon this is one one your best and in my Faves. Didn't see the final two lines coming which just wrapped the poem in such a special message. Excellent..Ron
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/16/2019 3:34:00 PM
Thank you so much, Ron. I am always humbled when someone FAVES one of my writes. Blessings, Gershon
Date: 9/16/2019 8:18:00 AM
Simple message neatly expressed with style, rhythm and rhyme. My kind of poem. Well writ, Gershon.
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/16/2019 8:27:00 AM
Hey, hey: My kind of comment. Most appreciated, Geoffrey. Cheers, Gershon
Date: 9/16/2019 1:19:00 AM
This is so awesome. I love it and wish you many many more happy writings. God bless you
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/16/2019 8:26:00 AM
Thank you for the encouragement, Regina. Blessings, gw
Date: 9/15/2019 10:01:00 PM
Gershon, I love the Sonnet and IT form. That first bike ride was scary. Glad I had brothers to hold me up and run along side me. -Richard
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Gershon Wolf
Date: 9/16/2019 8:26:00 AM
I guess that you didn't fall as much with brothers on either side of you when you were learning how to ride a bike. That's nice. Thank you for your comment, Richard. Cheers, Gershon