Complete Trust




Complete Trust

What do you trust completely?
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… the habit of the mouse?
… the shelter of the house?
… the button of the blouse?
… the account of the spouse?
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… the peril of the curse?
… the tempo of the verse?
… the money of the purse?
… the account of the nurse?
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… the fusion of the blend?
… the sureness of the end?
… the method of the trend?
… the account of the friend?
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… the quiet of the calm?
… the panic of the bomb?
… the healing of the balm?
… the account of the mom?
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… the value of the pelf?
… the mischief of the elf?
… the surfeit of the shelf?
… the account of yourself?

© Wallace Dean LaBenne
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Submitted on May 10, 2013

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Words 145
Stanzas 2
Stanza Lengths 26, 1

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