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Love is Patient
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Wednesday, April 27, 2005
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"Well worth waiting for there is nothing more / For me to do but just to wait and see"

Transcendental Sonnet #1361:
Love is Patient

I have discovered I can be alone
I am content and I am continent
My celibacy is a part of me

Or is it all the hurt which I have known?

Perhaps I fear that if I mount the horse
I will be thrown yet again in due course
If it is the latter does it matter?

There is only one whom I have in mind
One heart to trust when all else has gone bust
I think it best to leave the rest behind

I have had some false starts with some false hearts

If only she could feel the same for me
Well worth waiting for there is nothing more
For me to do but just to wait and see

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Reviewed by Chanti Niven 5/1/2005
Magnificent sonnet Stevie. It speaks volumes from your heart. You have so much love to give.
Sending you warmth across the distance.
Love Chanti
Reviewed by Tracey L. O' Very (Reader) 4/28/2005
This is such a beautiful sonnet and so sad and emotional.
Which I truly understand and feel but living while waiting getting to spend time with ourself makes love so much better and special when love does come to our door.
A very beautiful poem
Thanks Steven
Reviewed by Kate Clifford 4/28/2005
Sometimes a break is needed as we tread the path of love. Our heart continues as always.......but time and space is sometimes needed. Wonderful write.
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 4/28/2005
good one
Reviewed by Felix Perry 4/28/2005
Great write Steven about a subject you know well and I hope the oject of your affection, although might be well worth waiting for does not keep you waiting instead of getting out and loving someone who is able to return your love. I know I have been there before.

Reviewed by Rebekah Rosie Lang 4/27/2005
Read the Passage in Romans chapter 5. Love is Patient
and kind, does not hurt or steal, .... It is beautiful. Your title made me think of that passage. I had not read it in a while.

Time to check my Headache group, then I shall write a poem, my
Muse and I, before bedtime, hopefully! I am up late tonight.
Past midnight, OMG!
Love ya!
Reviewed by Poetess of The Soul Sheila G 4/27/2005
Very Sweet Stevie- OX... YOu have within you, it's bound to find you... What a lift tonight... Go read my Poem- "Who Are We" it might put a smile on your face- I hope so anyway, cuz- I truly believe, Where we are at this moment. Is where we R suppose 2 B- 4 whatever reason- we do NOT know, but- the GREAT plan has been made. Let us take it 1 day at a time. Smile, and the world smiles with you.. Not all is what is seems to be... :) I love your heart- YOu speak elequently and more important than that.. Your real and from where it counts- The Heart and Soul... YOur respite time at this moment- could be to write the BEST -that's deep in ya' and You haven't found it yet. YOu will-cuz- you spoke it- It's in the Universe somewhereee.... HuGs and Peace B Within- Lady,Sheee Sleep Well-
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