For Your Sake

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 Do you run in place and pretend to complete

For fear, you’re failing to master the task

Don’t panic your manic and admit defeat

In this foolish world, it’s best to ask

Not hide drunken words behind a mask

 Either fake your brain or take a seat

Connect the dots and vow to compete

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Eugenia

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  10 comments for “For Your Sake

  1. 08/23/2017 at 12:14 am

    Is there a specific name for the rhyming pattern used here? I am trying to connect the dots 🙂

    • 08/23/2017 at 8:57 am

      I don’t believe so, Reena. Perhaps, it leans toward being lyrical. I like my poems to be words that one can sing to. I just enjoy writing this way. Thank you for asking.

      • 08/23/2017 at 12:24 pm

        You are right. Your poems have a rhythm.

  2. 09/18/2017 at 5:48 pm

    Smiling and keeping the beat… I really enjoy your poems, Eugenia! 🙂 xo

    • 09/19/2017 at 10:53 am

      Thank you so much, Bette! 😉

  3. 09/18/2017 at 7:35 pm

    Wonderful, Eugenia. I wish completion were as easy as taking a vow, however – lol. Thanks for sharing on the Senior Salon or I might have missed this lovely.
    xx,
    mgh
    (Madelyn Griffith-Haynie – ADDandSoMuchMORE dot com)
    ADD/EFD Coach Training Field founder; ADD Coaching co-founder
    “It takes a village to transform a world!”

    • 09/19/2017 at 10:57 am

      I am glad you enjoyed it, Madelyn. 😉

  4. 09/19/2017 at 6:54 am

    Eugenia, I will be pondering the first line of your poem all day. It is a very interesting thought.

    • 09/19/2017 at 10:58 am

      I hope it is a “good for the soul” pondering, Bernadette. 😉

      • 09/20/2017 at 6:08 am

        It is and was.

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