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No Passions (poem)

Updated on October 12, 2013

No passions stood in this one’s way

No longer could heart like this stray

While others would show their dismay

As yesterdays just passed away

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No passions stood in this one’s way

When his aid and counsel were sought

By those with confusion were fraught

So still was the comfort he brought

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When life brought on reason for tears

No longer could heart like this stray

As promise’s light disappears

His footsteps familiar now nears

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The scent of compassion would bare

As surrender filled empty air

While others would show their dismay

The cause would be lost in his stare

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And then to the sunset he turns

A memory no longer burns

Another heart no longer churns

As yesterdays just passed away

Music only

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      Deb Hirt 4 years ago from Stillwater, OK

      Todays are just as important as yesterdays, for today will be yesterday soon enough.

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      Gypsy Rose Lee 4 years ago from Riga, Latvia

      Voted up and beautiful. This was wonderful and passing this on.

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      Kari Shinal 4 years ago from Fayetteville, NC

      Will read this again a few times. A lot of little messages here. Thanks Martin!

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      Victor W. Kwok 4 years ago from Hawaii

      A beautiful piece, Martin.

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      Bronwen Scott-Branagan 4 years ago from Victoria, Australia

      We can't do much about our yesterdays, they're in the past, but we can make sure our todays are heading in the right direction. Enjoyed your poem.

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      Linda Rogers 4 years ago from Minnesota

      Very sad and lonely. Nice writing Martin.

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      Devika Primić 4 years ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      No Passions great writing and always a good thought from your writing

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      DJ Anderson 4 years ago

      Beautiful poem, Martin.

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      Graham Lee 4 years ago from Lancashire. England.

      I am left feeling wistful Martin, somehow a feeling of loneliness pervades.

      Graham.