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Below is the poem entitled Sand which was written by poet Gordon McConnell. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Sand


These little grains
that nobody can count
covers so much earth
creating many a mount

Children love it for play
especially by the sea
but in a great desert
water’s rarely found to be

God used sand to tell
what would be Abraham’s seed
a number no man can count
for God alone knows indeed

Next time we see sand
think on it’s worth
how many life’s it touched
through life from birth

poetgord@2013

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  1. Date: 6/10/2014 3:27:00 PM
    Many a story can be told by a grain of sand. Some grains have lasted thousands of years. If told, would we understand. Nice one Gordon, and it's a pleasure to read you, James......

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    Date: 6/10/2014 5:12:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks James, trust you're ok up north, take care, Gordon
  1. Date: 4/18/2013 10:40:00 AM
    Yes, it's true Gordon ..... But when I think of sand I think of a warm sunshine day by a lovely sandy beach. --- It was a nice poem to read, thanks Gordon. - oxox / / Anne-Lise :)

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    Date: 4/18/2013 2:59:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    thanks Anne, trust you're well & thanks for dropping in, yes oh for some nice sunny days soon as spring is slow in coming in UK, hows it in Norway? God bless you, Gordon