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Below is the poem entitled Generosity which was written by poet Peter Duggan. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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I’ve never been a wealthy man
I had no strong ambitions
I just wanted fun, that’s, all
This was my only mission
Yet I was always generous
And I gave to every one
As my wife used to question me
On the generous deeds I done

She’d say to me ‘you foolish man
Nobody gives you aught!’
So I told her with confidence
Just what I had been taught
I said ‘it all comes back to you
Just you wait and see’
She did not follow my belief
A fool she thought I be.

But now I have me all I want
I own a house and car
And money just flows out to me
I guess that’s how things are
My good wife lives quite happily
Cause all her needs are met
And all my generosity
My lady don‘t regret..

3 November 2013 @ 1125hrs.

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  1. Date: 11/17/2013 4:50:00 PM
    Peter These words can teach others that giving without any reward needed back is what life should be about. Everyone should do one nice thing a day if they can. Great job thanks for the sweet comment on my Crazily Contagious poem. Hugs

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 11/18/2013 5:02:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Robin. I give because it is my nature, but I am so glad to be like this. I would hate to be mean. I appreciate your kind words as usual....peter
  1. Date: 11/6/2013 9:19:00 AM
    WOW Peter! I just loved this poem. I do believe in being generous. When you give and give from your heart - it does come back to you...... Lucilla

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 11/6/2013 5:18:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you Lucilla. Some people give because they want something, either here or in Heaven. yet others give because they can't help it. This is me, though I can't take credit for it, it is just how I was made. It has always come back to me though. I appreciate your comments, my friend...peter
  1. Date: 11/3/2013 9:19:00 AM
    Generosity can be its own reward... nice... Terry

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 11/6/2013 5:20:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks for your comment Terry...peter
  1. Date: 11/3/2013 4:56:00 AM
    Ahhh!! Enjoyed reading your work..It flows like ti was just flying like the wind off your pen..Thanks for the visit to my page..Sara

    Duggan Avatar Peter Duggan
    Date: 11/6/2013 5:21:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thank you so much Sara, you are very kind...peter