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Peaceful Contentment of the Mind

That we could dance upon the dew dry grass beneath a bluish sky with little cloud, we listen to the music grand as brass as clapping cheered us from the evening crowd. How quickly we fatigue, age takes its toll, Returning to a shady place to rest, we must pay for all pleasures which we stole, a glass of cold beer will gladden us best. Red sunset form on the far ocean wide, silently we trudge to an austere shrine. We approach silently our heads held high, enjoying fragrances of the great pines. Our lives we must mend with much endeavour pray to the Lord for mercy forever.

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Date: 11/30/2020 5:29:00 AM
Love this line: we must pay for all pleasures which we stole
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Date: 11/29/2020 6:15:00 PM
Back to read this one again, Victor. Great poem. Wishing you a great week :)
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Date: 11/29/2020 12:57:00 AM
poetic magic, just to read this, The title says it all, at the end yes, a feeling of contentment...
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Date: 11/28/2020 6:20:00 AM
I thought I had commented on this... A lovely sonnet my friend... it flows well and nice choice for rhymes..
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Date: 11/28/2020 12:06:00 AM
Beautiful inspiring Sonnet, Victor. Great imagery with romantic emotions and age. Hugs Eve
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Date: 11/27/2020 2:18:00 AM
- You're right, Victor ... a beautiful poem with your description ... (I was not at the soup yesterday) - hugs // Anne-Lise :)
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Date: 11/26/2020 5:59:00 PM
this truly evokes that peaceful contentment of your title, Victor. What a lovely display of enjoying nature with one's loved one in the twilight years.
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Date: 11/26/2020 1:23:00 AM
So true Victor, age takes its toll, but lovely to look back at the pleasures we stole. Like the idea too, of a cool glass of beer whilst doing so. Tom
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Date: 11/25/2020 11:13:00 PM
I love the way you describe scenes, Victor. This one is so tranquil and lovely, evoking sights, scents and sounds to add to the romantic reflections. :)
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Date: 11/25/2020 6:43:00 PM
A beautiful write, Victor. Life does take its toll on us. Great memories :)
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Date: 11/25/2020 11:26:00 AM
The first stanza speaks to youthful joy of life. But age has its plans and winds of change begin to flow--when outlook changes as well. Great depiction, Victor, how life makes our choices.
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