Love, Truth, Fulfillment

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NOTE: In this shape poem, it's supposed to resemble a Japanese pagoda.

There are 17 lines, with the syllable count going like this:

1, 3, 5,

1, 3, 5, 7, 9,

1,3, 5,
7, 9, 11, 13,
6,6 - with the last two lines requiring a rhyme. 


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Love, Truth, Fulfillment

Love measures all that becomes worthwhile in this crazy ever changing life Without truth, love perishes, even regret can fail to change this, so, protect truth, elevate its full glory Celebrate the purpose of your life even when this purpose is not clear to you Search for the meaning in daily pursuits that guide you, achieve a higher place a valid path to grace.

Copyright © | Year Posted 2016

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Date: 2/18/2016 11:27:00 AM
My friend, excellent in every measure. Beautifully rendered and tremendous message truthfully given! A7
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Date: 2/10/2016 7:42:00 AM
A wonderful write, SuZ. Without thruth, love perishes - so true. T.J
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Date: 2/7/2016 6:32:00 PM
Suzanne your words come stacked with said grace. Peace and many blessings to you.
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Date: 2/7/2016 4:57:00 PM
once truth is lost everything just falls apart regardless the effort you put.. enjoyed the form of this poem :)
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Date: 2/7/2016 4:57:00 PM
Nicely written well rounded advise and acknowledgment in this Shape poem. Thanks for explanations of poems structure
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Date: 2/7/2016 3:52:00 PM
Quite lovely Delaney. I'm happy you took up the challenge and it turned out wonderful (both visually and poetically). Perhaps it's just me, but the intensity of the poem almost feels to fluctuate, getting more dramatic, then taking back a step, as you read through it. Wisdom through subtly --- achieve a higher place a valid place for grace. Tops it off nicely :) I just wrote a shape poem as well too. Perhaps the Shapes are catching!
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