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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: January 12, 2021      Views: 74

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Y. M. ROGER 

I am a semi-retired high school math teacher (part-time only now!) who has a passion for fantasy/sci-fi as well as romance literature. I have three fantasy / sci-fi novels on Amazon or B&N: An Imbalance of Power, Destiny's Heir, and Empress Hid - more...

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"For Goodness' Sake" by Y. M. Roger

Twist of wrist
or perhaps fate,
‘Tis chances missed
that make us wait,
A lover’s tryst
for lust to sate –
Whilst nothing’s left
for goodness’ sake…
 
Dark secrets kept
tend to frustrate,
For hearts have wept
enduring hate,
Without respect
souls suffocate –
Whilst nothing’s left
for goodness’ sake…
 
Yes, all around
our goals stagnate,
And though earthbound
we sit and wait,
For thoughts profound
in depth and weight –
Whilst nothing’s left
for goodness’ sake…
 
But here and now
let’s contemplate,
A heartfelt vow
to abrogate,
Sharp words afoul
that devastate –
Whilst nothing’s left…

For goodness’ sake!
 

Repeating line poem. writing prompt entry

Writing Prompt
Write a poem, any style or length that repeats a line in every stanza.

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