The Infernal Optimist

The Infernal Optimist

Alfred Lord Tension 17 Jul 2017 12:34 pm said..

With no wish to provoke a schism
today I speak for optimism.
Not for me the doom and gloom.
As I sit in my sunlit room
my joyful heart is soaring light.
No dark thoughts harangue or blight
my summer dreams of winter bliss.
My happy reasoning goes like this.
Every new season brings surprises,
which come in many strange new guises.
A giant Ackerman brings fresh intrigue
having topped his current league.
Unknown signings still to come
adding hope to the exciting hum.
So I wait expectant, unable to resist
playing the infernal optimist.

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glawfindel 17 Jul 2017 12:36 pm said..

Great place to start ALT - just hope it lasts until the Roberstons van arrives
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forresterinyorks 17 Jul 2017 12:39 pm said..

Great as always ALT - your poetry and your sentiment.
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Hucclecote Glaws 17 Jul 2017 15:50 pm said..

Great work ALT - I hope you're proved right and can commemorate many famous victories in the coming season.
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theoptimist 17 Jul 2017 15:55 pm said..

Initially I thought that there was no need to get personal Alf...

Here's for optimism.
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TheOptimistSenior 17 Jul 2017 18:59 pm said..

My sentiments exactly, My Lord Tension! Maybe I'll become the eternal Optimist Senior.
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Oxford Glaws 18 Jul 2017 11:36 am said..

You are such an essential part of any Gloucester season ALT (along with CTRL and DEL).
1Thes.5 [14] Now we exhort you, brethren, warn them that are unruly, comfort the feeble-minded, support the weak, be patient toward all men.
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Alfred Lord Tension 18 Jul 2017 13:47 pm said..

Dear Oxford Glaws or may I call you Ox?

My friends CTRL and DEL
Work with me, as you know well.
When our world will not respond
And we stare into the great beyond
with little to relieve our pain,
ALT CTRL DEL helps us start again.
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Lurker 18 Jul 2017 17:10 pm said..

excellent riposte!!!
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