SHIP OF LIFE!

THE WILD SEA

Here is a winning poem of mine it is my pleasure to share with the Universe. If you enjoy it, drop me a note and tell me of your pleasure and joy!

–Patrick P. Stafford / marcelproust37@hotmail.com

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SHIP OF LIFE!

Make this the passion of a lifetime
as if today is the beginning
and there is no yesterday:
Set out upon the ship of life
disciplined in mind and spirit,
fearless of peril and danger,
dauntless with faith and conviction,
certain of justice and in judgment,
relentless in duty and with honesty,
prepared for enterprise and challenge,
humble and merciful in victory,
and glorious and dignified in defeat!
Embrace each day with pride and gratitude
and honor yourself with happiness and joy.
Be different, be special, be a philosopher!
Set a goal, take a chance, strive for freedom!
And dare to try.

For this is the passion of a lifetime
as if tomorrow is today
and there is no turning back:
Set out upon the ship of life
loyal to wisdom and to truth,
true to love and to friendship,
brave before suffering and despair,
adamant against evil and corruption,
triumphant over anger and hate,
stronger than motive and emotion,
and meek and gentle with compassion!
Embrace each day with reverence and wonder
and reward yourself with laughter and beauty.
Be unique, be visionary, be a dreamer!
Set an example, strike a blow, strive for peace!
And dare to live.
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Poetry to Inspire and Move You to Great Enterprise!

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A BOOK OF VERSE TO INSPIRE YOU…

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In a uniquely worded, structured, lexicon way, poetry should enlighten, entertain, invoke thought and emotion, excite and/or compel, or inspire the reader to feel and do something with his life and in the world. Here’s a poem I trust may do one or many of these with you!
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TOMORROW
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Let tomorrow call out–sweet and sublime!
And day bring forth its promise of reward!
Let the truth be heard–that now is the time:
To make peace from war and plowshare from sword!
(And achieve the dreams we should strive toward!)
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The past is behind us, the past is gone,
But the future is our strongest belief!
Among all the stars ever wished upon,
Is one to purge us of vengeance and grief
(And steal us from hate like a martyred thief!)
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A world divided…the world united:
In certain cause, and linked by common fate,
Has sworn…that all of us are invited
To share in the making of something great
(The choice is still ours–it’s never too late!)
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Let us be amazed and let us be awed
By all the good we have previously done.
But with new hope and by the grace of God,
Yearn to accomplish beyond earth and sun
What has never been done by anyone!
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For vanquish prejudice, distrust and pain!
We shall not survive heartless or mindless!
What there is of grief and darkness and rain
And despair and poverty and blindness,
We shall overcome with human kindness!
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So join in life–and forget about death.
But give to life all that is worth giving!
Let love be the last word upon your breath,
That before time should seem unforgiving,
Bury the dead and get on with living.
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WHERE IS THE POET IN YOU?

BESIDE THE SHORE

DAWN AND MORN

Her lips were soft and her heart frail;
love was delicate and fawning!
For a while it lived and couldn’t fail…
like the sand the sea
buries beauty at day’s early dawning.

Then seize a final breathless kiss;
death’s knowledge comes without warning!
As she who I forever, inconsolably miss…
like the sand the sea
on a cold and lonely ebb tide morning.

If you like this poetry, you may also like this poetry:
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THE 59 VETS PROJECT WANTS TO TELL YOU WHAT LOWE’S DID!

SHARE THIS HEARTWARMING VET’S STORY WITH EVERYONE!
One of the most important and first things our military veterans need is gainful employment, i.e., a job! So all of us here at the 59 VETERANS PROJECT really respect and appreciate small and big businesses throughout the country who provide jobs to our veterans
Well, what we have here is a business who took this one step further, and in a most admirable way! Watch this short heartwarming video and join us in giving a hand salute to Lowe’s in Abilene, Texas!
(And to learn about our project to also provide jobs to veterans, please visit our page on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/59veterans/?fref=ts.)

READ KRISTEN McHENRY’S FABULOUS BLOG!

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PLEASE SHARE THIS AMAZING WRITING!

As always, my friend and fellow writer-poet Kristen McHenry’s weekly blog turns out the most entertaining and heartwarming posts possibly found throughout the entire World Wide Web.Β  And this week’s post is no exception.Β  In fact, it’s not only entertaining and heartwarming but also educational, informative and poignant and profound.Β  You deserve to read it…and deserve to make all your friends happy too! :–)

Here: http://thegoodtypist.blogspot.com/2017/03/reputable-poets-musical-chloroform_4.html

The 59 Vets Project Offers You an Unsung Hero!

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SHARE THIS HERO’S STORY WITH EVERYONE!

One thing we really love here at the 59 VETERANS PROJECT is stories about unsung heroes. Especially heroes who wore the uniform and served in our U.S. Military.

So what we have here is one such unsung hero story. And it’s a powerful one. It’s name is Lt. Mark Donald, Navy Seal Medic and winner of the Navy Cross and Silver Star for bravery. Here for your reading pleasure; http://taskandpurpose.com/unsung-heroes-navy-seal-medic-saved-men-2-ambushes-day/

Give it a read and be inspired! And visit our headquarters company online when you get the chance at http://www.59veterans.com to learn how you can join us when we commence our project to support and help all our brave veterans!

NEW FIVE-STAR REVIEW IN FOR RESOLUTIONS OF EPIC PROPORTIONS!

PLEASE READ, ENJOY & SHARE!
A new review of my book Resolutions of Epic Proportions has just segued to the amazon.com kingdom. It’s from the brilliant writer and humorist Linda L. Balfour. Check it out, and tell all your poetry loving friends to add my book as part of their 2017 New Year’s Resolutions!

TAKE CONTROL OF YOUR LIFE! *****
“Well, talk about Resolutions, New Year’s or otherwise. This book, especially the first poem, inspires you to have faith in one’s self, to get on with life, to take control of your life now and to make yourself into a better person, and to teach others to do the same. To create the life you’ve always dreamed of, to follow your dreams, and to do it now because tomorrow may never come. If you love poetry, I highly recommend this book.” –Linda L. Balfour

To read more happy reviews of Resolutions of Epic Proportions and order your own copy of this inspiring book at the extended sales price of only .99 cents, go here: https://www.amazon.com/dp/B01N068XLC/ and be moved and inspired!

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