Poetry

The Virtue of Never Giving Up

“Ink splatters

Expelled from the

Force of the Author’s Might.

 

Paper tears

Punctured from the

Pressure of the Author’s Mind.

 

Lead fractures

Cracked as it is

Compelled by the Author’s Hand.

 

She will not stop.

She cannot stop

Until the job is done.”

 

The Seven Virtues were created to combat each of the Seven Deadly Sins. These Seven Virtues first appeared tied together in an epic poem titled Pschomachia, written by Aurelius Clemens Prudentius, a Christian governor of the 400s AD. To battle Greed, there is Charity.

diligence

Charity can be seen as the act of giving. However, in a more Christian-centered defition, Charity is love and kindness toward others, even if they do not deserve it. Aquinas attributed Charity to the love of God. This charitable poem was inspired by the act that took place in John 6.

Happy Writing Everyone!

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