Shawn L. Bird

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poem-repentence December 23, 2014

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 11:33 am
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‘Marry in haste

repent in leisure,’

they say;

we repent

in long embraces,

loving looks,

and thankfulness.

We repent,

wrapped leisurely

together in sleep.

We repent

in steadfastness,


and patience.




19 Responses to “poem-repentence”

  1. Melody J Haislip Says:

    Oh, wow, I Really Like this! Happy Holidays!

  2. Laine Jensen Says:

    Loved this, Shawn 🙂

  3. You make repentance a virtue!:)

  4. syl65 Says:

    This is really beautiful, Shawn 🙂

  5. Maxima Says:

    My best wishes for a Merry Christmas & Happy New Year! With love Maxima

  6. yeoldefoole Says:

    Absolutely Lovely!

  7. uniqusatya Says:

    Hahaha…more like it 😉
    Merry christmas!!!

  8. dbp49 Says:

    Then I think you must repent in happiness and joy.

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