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A Gift

                                                   Life is so very special,
                                                    don't throw it away.

                                              Savour it, with happy wonderful
                                                times, with family and friends.

                                              No wasting this gift we are given,
                                              even if hard or painful times come
                                                                your way.
                                              Wake up each morning and say,
                                                       a new day is here.

                                               Put a smile on when you greet 
                                               the mirror, and leave it on all day.

                                                      Life is so very special, 
                                                       don't throw it away.

                                               Spend it like there is no tomorrow,
                                                  Because tomorrow might not,
                                                            come your way.
                                                             Copyright 2008
                                                            Anne Rutherford
                                                            Poems From The 
                                                               Heart Series

Copyright © Anne Rutherford

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  1. Date: 5/25/2014 12:12:00 AM
    this is beautiful. I thought I had seen all your poetry, but here I found a gem not yet seen by me!

  1. Date: 12/3/2011 1:05:00 PM
    this is so special,,,anne,,,i so want to live life everyday this way,,,and dont want to wast even one day,,,hope you are doing well and cant wait to read and comment on your next wonderful poem,,,your friend in christ,,,his spirit seals us all as one,,glory to god who sent his son,,,so even a sinner like me can be made whole....

  1. Date: 4/27/2011 1:02:00 PM
    I remember this poem and it is every bit as good as I remembered it to be.

  1. Date: 4/25/2011 7:00:00 AM
    Good Day Anne: Really love this poem!!! I really like the line "put on a smile when you you greet the mirror". Thank you 4 reading and commenting on my poem. PEACE!

  1. Date: 4/21/2011 11:09:00 AM
    This was such a warm and tender piece of creative poetry, you say Poems from the heart series, where can i go to read more of them. Thank you for reading and commenting on Sweet Erika.