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My Favorite Thing

My very favorite thing in this life
To simply sit and talk with my wife

About our day or perhaps the past
Planning ways to make the future last

We are beyond desire and lust
Our loves more about friendship and trust

Mornings we share our coffee and toast
Night we cuddle who we love the most

To others eyes it’s amazing to see
To us it’s simply how life should be

She worries because I’m always so ill
Proud I never let it break my will

My mission is clear; journey is true
She motivates me in all I do

I fear my health is slipping away
Getting hard to make through a day

Honestly, I don’t know if I could
Without her love I doubt if I would

Lately, I feel as though I may die
Things are happening, I don’t know why

What makes me strive to do my best?
It’s for my wife I must pass this test

My favorite thing to do in this life
To simply sit and talk with my wife

Wow, that made me cry! All at once 
my blood sugar has just started falling
off the charts. By that I mean with a
completly full stomach it will just drop
to 60. They are going to start running
test today. Sorry about the poem. I sat
to write a happy poem, however, in the
ways that matter it is happy. At least I
never have to face these crisis alone. 
I love you all. For Farrah's contest.

Copyright © Michael Jordan

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  1. Date: 4/3/2010 9:06:00 PM
    Congratulations on your heartfelt poem here, Michael. I have a husband who is always sick and I know what you and she are going thru. Luv, Andrea

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 7:13:00 PM
    Congratulations on your wonderful poem that despite your illness you an see the wonders you have. Congratulations and my best wishes for your health and happiness.Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 5:39:00 AM
    Congrats Michael on your HM in Farah's contest... a wonderful honor for a wonderful write.. happy Easter to u and your family..luv.. "Sweetheart"

  1. Date: 4/2/2010 5:26:00 AM
    This was truly great. In many ways.

  1. Date: 3/10/2010 12:27:00 AM
    Praying that all will be alright to you. Just to have a leisure moments with your wife, I'm sure is a natural healing, very heartfelt poem you have shared with us, Michael. (^_^) Noel.

  1. Date: 2/28/2010 2:46:00 PM
    Such a poem of love, faith, honesty, and truth. We are all praying for you and your wife. Hope your tests go all right.

  1. Date: 2/26/2010 2:55:00 PM
    I know where your at, i have some test to take also. it is really nice the way you spoke of your wife, my wife and i are like that in many ways. just keep the faith, as i know you will. But most of all just keep penning those beautiful poems. I hope that everything turns out ok for you, i will pray for you my friend.

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 11:10:00 AM
    My dear friend I will pray for you as always. You will get better Michael I have faith. Keep your faith and pray to our Lord Michael. Love and blessing to you and yours always, Carol YF4L

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 8:00:00 AM
    Best wishes with this one Michael.Especially agree with the mature thoughts on couplet 3.Rgds Brian & thanks for your kind words today.

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 6:36:00 AM
    This is the kind of mature love I want to reach with someone one day. It gives me hope that at least one man sees it as something more than desire or obsession

  1. Date: 2/22/2010 5:59:00 AM
    I hope you get better!! I wish you did not have to go through the health problems.