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Sibling Love

Sibling love is unasked
Refreshing, never masked
Comes from the heart
E’en when apart
Does not fear or fret
Offers no real threat
Is sincere and so endears
Thrills us all with wholesome cheers.

About this poem

This poem was composed in early 2018 when the poet observed three of his grandchildren ages five, six, and seven at play hugging and embracing one another in gleeful spree, oblivious of their immediate surroundings, unhindered by the artificial constraints of an adult’s persona, unmasked in the raw, not culturally cooked, refreshingly zoned into the enchanting titillating pulsation of unpretentious nature.

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Written on February 25, 2018

Submitted by karlcfolkes on September 20, 2021

Modified on March 05, 2023

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Closest metre Iambic trimeter
Characters 189
Words 34
Stanzas 1
Stanza Lengths 8

Karl Constantine FOLKES

Retired educator of Jamaican ancestry with a lifelong interest in composing poetry dealing particularly with the metaphysics of self-reflection; completed a dissertation in Children’s Literature in 1995 at New York University entitled: An Analysis of Wilhelm Grimm’s “Dear Mili” Employing Von Franzian Methodological Processes. The subject of the dissertation concerned the process of Individuation. more…

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  • Dougla$Irishman
    Children's life is so unique, full of fun, excitement, learning and trusting !
    Until they reach the age of accountability, then they face the reality of growing older !
    LikeReply1 year ago


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