Poem about growing older

by Rosemary DiFlorio
(Mississauga, ON Canada)

Life is Eternity



I know I’m growing older,
I know I’m not as strong,
But through the years that I have aged,
I have learned what is right and wrong.

I may not be so quick,
There are times I feel so sick,
But I know that doesn’t mean a thing,
Cause I never miss a trick.

I know that wine gets better,
The older it gets,
So I just age and mellow,
Without feeling much regret.

I cannot waste the days,
Fearing what the future brings,
Because I know that someone loves me,
His Name is Christ the King.

Copyright 2015 RJD

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Incredible attitude! Wonderful.

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Poem About Longevity

by Terry A. Shuman
(Medina, Ohio U.S.A.)


Longevity


While still a young man, so carefree,
I made to God one simple plea:
Please bless me with longevity.

Yet, what instead, He gave to me
Was the loving opportunity
To live my life....eternally.

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Short and sweet. I love the fact we don't know where it is going to go on the subject.
Beautiful.


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Poem says it all
by: Floriana Hall

Whether or not Terry writes long or short poems, they are always so appropriate and his insight on life is always stated in a magnificent poetic way. Keep up the good work, Terry.

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Poem About Innocence

by Michael Wrenn
(Charleston, MS)

The Great and the Small



Why should I be this amazed
And taken aback by youth?
I’ve always believed
The smallest thing
Reflects the largest truth –

It’s just that it strikes me
As being very odd
That now,
After all these years,
The thing which moves me most
To tears
Is when my little niece –
Innocent, trusting, and kind,
Not burdened
By the world’s woe,
Not knowing
Of the world’s wrong –
Out of a simple act of love,
Brings to me
A carefully chosen flower
Which she has picked
Especially for me.

Oh, dear God above!
Would that our faith
Were half so strong!
Would that our eyes
Could be so blind!

Copyright © 1984 by Michael Wrenn Publications

http://www.celtic-anabaptist-ministries.com/index.html


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How can I resist...
“Jesus said, “Let the little children come to me, and do not hinder them, for the kingdom of heaven belongs to such as these.”” (Matthew 19, NIV Bible)

Dear Michael, Thank you so much. I relate very much to the sentiment.


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