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Perhaps, a pseudo-sonnet? 

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"You shall know the Truth, and the Truth Shall make you free." We wait for what will never happen; the consequences of inaction may overtake at any moment. Vaguely felt suspicions foment, feed uneasiness; words half-formed hang in air, hover just out of reach, didactic, but never really heard -- misunderstood, despised, ignored, or ridiculed...One must not preach! But harken back to days of yore: attend, and hear repeated, as before, and yet once more: "What fools these mortals be!" How perfectly descriptive -- of me!

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Date: 10/14/2019 6:04:00 AM
crafted beautifully
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Date: 9/23/2019 9:39:00 AM
Love this one. "word art"... Ann
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Date: 4/13/2016 4:00:00 AM
Excellently expressed about the way how one can become free. Lovely poem my lovely friend. Loved always, bl
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Date: 7/30/2015 6:22:00 PM
Brilliant poem, Leo. The human emotion of knowledge not yet gained, and then obtained is deeply expressed in this piece. Check out some of poems, might find some you like. Peace.
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Date: 7/30/2015 3:21:00 PM
You penned this very great Leo, every thing in this world is a lesson, I like this wise write of yours also I'm glad to read it.........A.M.
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Date: 7/30/2015 10:57:00 AM
Leo, you're "sonnet" strikes a sympathic chord! Many thanks for reading my poem on the tribulations of translating, a favorite hobby of mine. Best to you in your writing endeavors. / M
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Date: 7/30/2015 3:09:00 AM
There is wisdom in your words, Leo. Being human we are not perfect, and though we strive to be strong, yet our characters tend to be frail, especially when cautious of the unseen. #7 // paul
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Date: 7/28/2015 10:56:00 AM
I really enjoyed this I share some of the same thoughts, I must insist it is what makes us all the same yet unique every individual voice should be heard so please do speak....
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