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 Category:  Commentary and Philosophy Poetry
  Posted: September 29, 2020      Views: 28
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SANDRA DU PLESSIS 

Retired music teacher, and now trying to write my heart out, about what is going on in my mind.

I was asked a few times what my surname means. I only know it is from French origin. I did a Google search and I found the following explanati - more...

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Chapter 158 of the book Daily Blessings from God
Daily Blessings - The Sapphonic Triad
"Be Confident And Wise" by Sandra du Plessis

"I speak as to wise men;
judge ye what I say. (1Cor 10:15)

We trust the Lord
He speaks the truth;
we gain insight
and place Him first.

Become wise to make the right choice
decide what's right;
obtain success and peace.

The book continues with To Serve The Lord In Faith. We will provide a link to it when you review this below.

Author Notes
*** If you do not like to read spiritual work from the Bible, you are welcome to choose the skip button. Please do not use your voice to show disrespect to the Word of God or the beliefs of many others who do respect the Word of God. Thank you for those who like to read Spiritual poetry and treat the author with respect.

The Sapphonic Triad

This form is an invention of our own Cliverde (Carol) and Pantygynt (Jim).

The form is as follows:

A two-line quotation (Free verse but the max total of sixteen syllables - must be concise and memorable) followed by a quatrain, four lines each of four syllables finally an 8-4-6 syllable envoi that moves us on somewhere...it should have a "satori" feeling.

You can use rhyme if you want, as done here:

*** I am using in some cases more than the prescribed sixteen syllables for clarity purposes from the Bible verses; I try to keep it only two lines where possible. I am using KJV of 1959.
"...pale flash not seen as slow you sink;
rocked evermore at Heaven's brink."

In bleak distress,
rejected maid
made her redress,
her pen a blade.

She wrote his lonely death at sea--
Inglorious!
and scored her page with glee.

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(or without rhyme)

"O wind, if winter comes
can spring be far behind?"
Let us linger
beneath these trees,
yellow-gold and rose,
this pewter sky.

River tumbles in jade and bronze;
riffles whisper--
O stay, stay! Won't you stay?

Ciliverde


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"So the poor have no bread,
then let them eat cake."
The queen has lost
her head. Freedom,
equality,
and brotherhood.

But still poverty persisted.
Time of terror.
Long live the Republic.

Pantygynt

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