Treasure Island

Timothy Branch

(Petersburg, Virginia)

Longsuffering


For a season
Anticipation heightens
Temptation to act without any endurance
Kicking against the fruit of longsuffering
What's the use of a word so or that long?
I could be done and finished.
Why wait so long?
Stamina is required before you try it.
Do you know the assignments full length?
Learn it in the classroom of longsuffering.
A class finished is a class not needed.
Go prematurely regret not completing it.
Gain it now.
Go now, try now without.
Many tried, never to recover.
Those are they without the necessary fruit.
Get this root of a truth.
Get it and become unmoveable.

Submitted: Monday, March 18, 2013

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