“Patience!” I yell.

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Patience is a virtue, the empress to us all

I yell to her, I seek her aid

But she ignores my call.

She jumps across a sage-lined fence

And into waters swell

My hope is that I catch her soon

And, then, my breath as well. 

-CDW

Daily Prompt: Elicit

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10 thoughts on ““Patience!” I yell.

  1. that was pretty good. but u didnt use the word elicit. you may be caught up in the wordplay to much. try writing less creatively. stick to the basic prompt, and then develop your own poem.

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  2. Barvo. Patience is a tease, a temptress, a taunt and an ego wrecker. It is an ideal and a virtue that wea ll want to capture and master but reality ( patience’s kin) has a way of challenging our best resolve. Patience is a cheat and a disappointment.

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