Treasure Island

Jonathan ROBIN

(22 September / London)

Hesitation Sweats Vile Living Lie


Poetic inspiration can't run dry,
Odd expectations entertains, cannot
Exist in half-light, cuts stalemate gordian knot,
Tears, severs consciousness from inner eye.
Ideal compromised can't satisfy
Critical standards, en bloc rejects as blot
Half-measures, priority lot forgot.
Equivocation pale's failed fear supply.
Sham, hesitation sweats vile living lie,
Inane gambit to ease dread's daily rot,
Time-trap snapped shut once bonding bolt is shot.
ATtempt who will, few still find wings to fly.
Idyll is met when differences dissolve,
ONly love Earth’s mysteries may solve.

(29 March 2013)

Submitted: Friday, March 29, 2013
Edited: Friday, March 29, 2013

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Acrostic sonnet variation of Living Lie see also poem entitled Poetic Inspiration

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