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This Thing We Call Life

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This Thing We Call Life

Throughout all of our daily lives we may encounter many friends. But through circumstance or sorrow, to soon that friendship ends. There are those who often bring you a smile who were there for you upon endless miles. Those you have shared a tender tear shared maybe a thought, cocktail, or beer. Without friendship in all of our lives, where would this world now be? A bunch of lonely souls floating through life, on a deep dark endless sea. So cherish those you have come to know, be thankful to those who allowed love to grow. To those who have left their fingerprints on your lives, as they were with you all the way, in this thing we call life.
Danny boy: 8-26-13 *This goes out to Lucilla Carrillo, and all others who consider me their friend. :o)

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  1. Date: 10/21/2013 5:11:00 AM

    Very well written,beautiful message for lost hearts..

  1. Date: 9/15/2013 12:23:00 PM

    Well grounded, very well grounded!

  1. Date: 9/7/2013 7:45:00 PM

    Really Nice poetry Dan Man.......I think there is a reason that people connect more with some than others and that has to do with the 'Fingerprints' and divine intervention and maybe we have connected with those people in some form from another life lived before.........Your poem is fabulous!!!!.....Shaz

  1. Date: 9/3/2013 1:05:00 PM

    Danny, You always amaze me, your heart is beautiful. Thanks for always caring for those you call friends.. xox~ Linda

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 8:09:00 PM

    Beautiful. Touched a familiar place in my heart. It is always a pleasure to read your poetry and work with you! You're a cool poetrysoup friend! Take care! Always, Laura

  1. Date: 8/29/2013 12:45:00 PM

    You speak the truth Bro! Good poem Dan. I agree with Karen, "fingerprints on your lives" is agreat touch -very good! MC

  1. Date: 8/28/2013 5:22:00 PM

    So much warmth and friendship in this poem. "To those who have left their fingerprints on your lives,.. really says it quite eloquently :)

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 7:43:00 PM

    This is a wonderful poem Dan...very kind of you...thanks for always being a friend to me...and Lucilla is a special lady I will miss...

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 11:31:00 AM

    This is such a touching tribute to Lucilla, and to friendships....you are such a sweet guy Danny boy. By the way, I cherish you! Hugs

  1. Date: 8/27/2013 2:20:00 AM

    SUPERBBB POEM DAN.............

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 10:15:00 PM

    This is a very sweet poem, Dan. I really like Lucilla a lot , she has a gentle spirit, and I hope she comes back soon. You are a good friend to her to write this for her. and she has many here.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 8:45:00 PM

    Hey, Danno! Been back a week or better and I saw you on the New Poems section and thought I would check out what you and your pen have been up to! :) You are one of my old favorite writers because you write in simplicity. I do not need a dictionary or theasaurus to figure your verses out. Smile. Always some good common sense poem that I can relate to. Thanks for making my blessed night that much better. Have a good night. Take good care of you and yours, and God Bless you both, Lucinda

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 6:34:00 PM

    Dan, you are a dear friend to many, I am sure Lucilla will love this poem, I consider yours one of yours too, So I'll pretend you wrote it for me too, love always xxx

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 6:30:00 PM

    i whole heartedly agree.

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 3:28:00 PM

    Danny boy; These are trully beautiful words that you have written, with me in your mind. I tell you now - you are one of a kind. It is not that I want to leave Poetry Soup, but right now I have to make some hard dessions and try to organize my life. There are a lot of people that have walked in and out of my life, but the people here have left prints in my heart. Right now I am asking Jesus to guide me. If everything works out. I will be back. Thanks.. Lucy

  1. Date: 8/26/2013 1:56:00 PM

    - You got that right ...... I hope that I am one of your friends .... although we have never shared a beer ... - Pleased to read, Dan. - I am so sad for Lucilla's "last" poem .... hope she changes her mind. - oxox / / f.e.f. Anne-Lise :)

    Kearley Avatar Dan Kearley Date: 8/26/2013 2:13:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry

    Oh you bet! You are on my list of friends.../ f.e.f./ I also hope she will stay, but she has her own mind. I can not beg her to stay if she is not happy? Maybe this will bring her tears of joy by letting her know she is truly loved. :o)