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Sestets Poems

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You want to hear me say I’ll love you forever.
And yes, I well could say those very words to you: 
For after all, they simply state the current truth.
But at the risk of seeming callous or uncouth
They’re also words one...Read More
Categories: sestets, i love you, love,
Form: Lyric

Embrace the Lines
three rhymed sestets written as a cento (see below) 	

PC       I muse, while the heaving waves of life are rising,
SO      earth’s rampant tides drag one deeper.  Unsurprising
CR ...Read More
Categories: sestets, 11th grade, allusion, earth, memory, ocean, poems,
Form: Rhyme
My Wants Upon Your Time

If we should meet;  I pray we do,
it’s first things first I’d wish for you.
If you want friends your want's begun -
an introduction to God’s Son.
Engaged in hope, I’d to hear,
"I just conversed with Him, my...Read More
Categories: sestets, anxiety, blessing, friend, loneliness, write,
Form: Rhyme
Winters in Florida - 2

Florida winters are not so keen.
Walking the beaches, I keep seein’
"my kids" or at least their dead ringers.
Can’t say I miss wet, sticky fingers,
cold shoulders, icy stares from my teens.
It’s warm hugs I miss, hugs that linger.

I can’t wait to...Read More
Categories: sestets, family, home, winter,
Form: Rhyme
Prayers and Pray-ers
sestets with tail rhyme

Prayers to ponder – the seventeenth of John.
Prayers for Himself – “God, glorify your Son.”
Prayers take time
Prayers for his disciples – “God, make them one.”
Prayers for us – generations unborn.
Prayers take time.

Pray-ers ask, but they listen to...Read More
Categories: sestets, introspection, time,
Form: Tail-rhyme