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So Much To Be Thankful for

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So Much To Be Thankful for

In my life so wonderful
I have many, many blessings 
To share with you, a few this day
Though many I am missing.

My family...and most of all...
My husband.
My home - so full of life
My garden - lush and vibrant
My job - my livelihood
My city - thriving and dynamic
Health - it allows me to enjoy the rest!
Opportunities for growth (they are everywhere)
My ability for self expression
My desire for knowledge
The safety I enjoy,
Living in my bountiful country
The food in my kitchen
The clothes in my closet
My flaws - they make me unique and interesting
My attributes - they balance out the flaws 
And finally, most of all,
Thankful for
Who I am and the life I live...
A great blessing indeed!

(This is my entry for the Count Your Blessings poetry contest)

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  1. Date: 10/28/2010 3:18:00 PM
    Thank-you for the congrats, everyone! Just being able to write this poem brought me a lot of joy :-)

  1. Date: 10/27/2010 10:45:00 AM
    Congratulations on your win in Dane Ann's contest T.L. Love, Carol

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:35:00 PM
    And a great you truly are. Congratulations on your win. Love, Joyce

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:31:00 PM
    Congratulations on your win in the contest, TL....Audrey

  1. Date: 10/26/2010 12:24:00 PM
    Contrats on win.........Luv/Best wishes......Hitendra Mehta

  1. Date: 10/12/2010 2:56:00 AM
    enjoyed this T.L good luck in contest. Harry

  1. Date: 10/11/2010 11:52:00 AM
    A beautiful entry and heartwarming list of blessings you are thankful for. Wishing you all the best for the contest with this gem ;)

  1. Date: 10/7/2010 9:56:00 AM
    Thank you for sharing your excellent poetry with us T.L. May your days always be filled with inspiration. The best to you in the contest. Love, Carol