Shawn L. Bird

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waiting April 13, 2012

Filed under: Poetry — Shawn L. Bird @ 2:55 pm
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“Patience is virtue.”

“Time mends all things.”

Yes, yes.

But John Dryden warned in 1680,

“Beware the fury of a patient man.”  

Because even the stretchiest elastic

will break when stretched too far.


St. Augustine advised,

“Patience is the companion of wisdom. ”

So, I am fighting

to be wise.


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