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My Children

the facets of a diamond,
each cut differently
reflecting the light
giving it a value.

Children are a gift,
each a treasure,
all have a value
that is beyond measure.

traits of all - each child cut differently
from the other.

Measured like a diamond,
cut a trait apart,
their strengths
added together, become a family.

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  1. Date: 7/18/2011 4:44:00 PM
    What a wonderful verse on the joys of having a child - so true, they are each different. I loved it!

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 8:46:00 PM
    Very good!

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 4:42:00 PM
    Beautiful, a very delightful read i'll make sure to read more of your work (:

  1. Date: 6/15/2011 7:14:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your poetry Richard. I enjoyed reading it this lovely morning. Wishing you joy and sunshine in your life that you might find inspiration to carry on with your writing. Love, Carol