Gratitude - A Poem

So you think you've had a hard day

Where everything just seems to go wrong

Look right,left and center

Yet find no shoulder to cry on


So maybe you think it's time to give up

Cos' to you, you've tried your best

You say Enough is Enough

As you get on your Knees

And cry out to the skies

Hoping for a little mercy


Be Grateful

For each new morning with its light,

For rest and shelter of the night,

For health and food,

for love and friends,

For everything Thy goodness sends.


Cos' there might Come a time

When you'll see no light

Feel no love

Have no Shelter nor health nor food


Be Grateful

Cos' Gratitude is the fairest blossom which springs from the soul.

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dadibobs 4 years ago from Manchester, England

Beautiful words, i think a lot of people should listen to your poem, and then put their own live's into perspective.

Voted up.


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Sky9106 4 years ago from A beautiful place on earth.

That's a monster write , note that monster in this comment means bigger than life. That's is what I believe top be great poetry, or if I had another name to call it , to avoid what's learnt.

Shakespeare is Shakespeare and you are you, a beautiful child of some great parents, and here you did them well.

Love it.

Bless.


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richbrayan 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thank you all for your wonderful comments, I actually wrote this in about half an hour and it's purely written from the heart, I'm very pleased you liked it...thank you :)


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Lady_E 4 years ago from London, UK

Lovely Poem.

It's always good to have an attitude of gratitude.


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richbrayan 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thanks Lady_E for reading my poem :)..I find a little positivity goes a long way!!


Giselle Maine 4 years ago

Beautiful and strong words... and wonderful inspiring topic.


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richbrayan 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thank You Giselle, glad you found it inspiring :)


Qizqool 4 years ago

Aww...How beautiful it is. Amazing piece!


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richbrayan 4 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thank you for taking time out to read my poem :)


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anndavis25 4 years ago from Clearwater, Fl.

COUNT YOUR BLESSINGS....


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Dr Funom Makama 4 years ago from Europe

Oh.... oh.... Lovely.


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richbrayan 3 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thank you all for your wonderful comments


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Anna Haven 3 years ago from Scotland

A lot of sense in your words, nicely expressed.


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richbrayan 3 years ago from London, United Kingdom Author

Thank you very much @Anna this one is very dear to me.

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