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What a Wonderful World

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What a Wonderful World

What a wonderful world
became a favourite Christmas hit
a movie to thrill and inspire
a classic film it is it

Starred the marvellous Jimmy Stewart
assisted by the lovely Donna Reed
focused on man's guardian angel
each one's protector it is indeed

This movie asks an important question
what if we had never been born
never indeed been known
to the world we be foreign

Looking back on our life
has it made any impact?
what if we never came here?
never to be a fact

So be very thankful
for all you have got
remember and never forget
history reveals more than you thought


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  1. Date: 7/4/2013 4:49:00 PM
    I love that song by Louie Armstrong ;} nicely worded poem ;} Happy fourth of July ;}

    McConnell Avatar Gordon McConnell
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Thanks Debbie, yes it was a great hit, have blessed day, Gordon
  1. Date: 5/20/2013 7:34:00 AM
    So true-- enjoyed this poem. "What a wonderful World" we live in indeed.

    McConnell Avatar Gordon McConnell
    Date: 7/6/2013 2:42:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    thanks KIm, yes so true indeed, have a blessed day, Gordon