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Giving Thanks

G od’s love and all the things He’s given me:
I intelligence, abilities, free will,
V im for living life, the poetry
I nside me, for the muse is with me still!
N ew life that I’ve been lucky to see grow
G grandchildren who keep me on the go!

T he list of what I’m thankful for goes on:
H ealthy fun activities I do,
A nimals I’ve kept as pets - now gone,
N ature, movies, food, the friendships true,
K indnesses shown to me, and the last:
S ouls I’ve loved both now and in the past.

Written 11/20/12
for Kim Merryman's  Counting Your Blessings Poetry Contest

Copyright © Andrea Dietrich

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  1. Date: 5/3/2014 9:43:00 PM
    Andrea This is a wonderfully written write that is sweet and full of care and truth. Thank you for the great comment on my Shakespeare poem. I wrote it for a contest. Hugs

  1. Date: 12/18/2012 6:48:00 PM
    Hi....Andrea...are you telling me about your new female cat...cuz your gonna name her like me PD.... lol .. just playing... and snooping on the soup from my phone....luv ya

  1. Date: 12/9/2012 9:52:00 AM
    Sorry this is late..But, congratulations on your win! Thanks for your comments on my page...Hugs, Holly

  1. Date: 12/8/2012 1:25:00 PM
    well, this sounds grateful(: glad to have family and friends.. they are what makes life spectacular.^_^ oh, and if you were my age again i really think you'd be one of my best gal friends lol. ~Always&Forever Lynette

  1. Date: 12/5/2012 7:00:00 AM
    Congrats on your win in Kim's "Count Your Blessings" contest Andrea. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 8:55:00 AM
    Love the Acrostic poem you have penned. We have so much to be thankful for and we sometimes forget that because things could be so much worse. love phyl

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 7:18:00 AM
    Lovely thankful Acrostic Andrea. And yes congrats are in order for you! The next write of mine won't be sad now, promise!

  1. Date: 12/3/2012 1:53:00 AM
    Congrats on your win with this poem. I was so surprised mine did well in the Contest too.

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:39:00 PM
    Andrea, congratulations with your beautiful winning poem, in Kim's "Counting Your Blessings" take care :-) always~ PD

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:21:00 PM
    Great writing Andrea and Congratulations. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:21:00 PM
    A beautiful poem Andrea; and congratulations. Many blessings. Lucilla

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 3:48:00 PM
    Awesome and classic...Nice presentation,Andrea..Glory be to the almighty for everything...Congrats on your superb win...

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 2:42:00 PM
    congrats on your win - well-deserved with this terrific poem...

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 1:22:00 PM
    Outstanding winning work..Way to go..Congrats..Sara

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 12:49:00 PM
    Congratulations Andy you forgot modesty lol love it xx

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:49:00 AM
    Congrad's on your win. Light & Love

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 11:11:00 AM
    lovely words Andrea, congrats.....Seren

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:58:00 AM
    Congratulations on your winning poem my friend Andrea. Good day always!! hugs! :)

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:45:00 AM
    Congrats, you look to young to be a grandma.

  1. Date: 11/29/2012 8:26:00 AM
    Andrea, thanks giving isn't just for Thanksgiving as you made clear in your lovely poem. Congrats on your 1st place win in my contest! Love, Kim