To Impatience Don’t wish your life away my mother said and I saw past her words that same day.

W.S. MERWIN.

http://www.cstone.net/~poems/threemer.htm

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IMPATIENCEWhen patience starts to wear too thin,Resentment rises to the skies;It often leads to social sin,And troubles in the home arise.When patience leaves, tempers will flare,Emotions will get out of hand;No middle ground will any share,No compromise will understand.Hostility will rule the roost,Each side feels fully justified;Hot words will serve to fire boost,With both the senses mystified.A cooling break must first occur,Ere calmer minds can then prevail; Unless the parties would preferTo let relationship just fail.Sol the Sage

http://www.geniepub.com/hypmail/poem-of-the-day/0104.html

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