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A gift, A life, A joy

A gift, A life, A joy


A tree sent fruit to eat
A lover sent joy into heart
A nd neither can be beat
A nd not even with a head start

A cloud gave needed shade
A life so joyously born
A God heaven in glory made
A love can be so, so sadly torn

A home gives sweet repose
A family grows majestic love
A doration grows and grows
A spirit rests in blue sky above

A head are some fine gifts
A wine finds greatness in age
A union of hearts so uplifts
A fool ruins all in jealous rage

A life sent to save mankind
A gift of love so cherished
A wife meant to be mine
A future intended to never perish

Robert J. Lindley  07-24-2014

20 lines to be kind I wrote once.
20 lines to inspire others I write now
This on a glorious and inspiring night...
For what are we if we fail to seek success 
for others as well as ourselves?

Copyright © | Year Posted 2014




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Date: 7/26/2014 11:40:00 AM
Robert These words are from your heart and soul which touches the readers mind and makes them think. Very inspiring and a great lesson in each line. Thank you for the nice comment on my Enlighten poem.
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Date: 7/26/2014 12:21:00 PM
Thank you my friend. I truly enjoyed reading your Enlighten poem! Thanks so much for commenting...
Date: 7/25/2014 10:16:00 AM
I believe we are, indeed, our brothers' keeper. Your words here are truly an inspiration. Thank you for sharing them. Jack C
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Date: 7/25/2014 11:13:00 PM
Thank you Jack for your commenting. If only everybody understood that this world would sing!!!
Date: 7/25/2014 9:20:00 AM
Lively, inspiring, full of life is the beautiful marvel Robert ! Thanks for sharing!
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Date: 7/25/2014 9:52:00 AM
Thanks my good friend. Great life, great love is all about giving...
Date: 7/24/2014 11:58:00 PM
Hi Robert, This is a gem about (as I read it) unselfishness, gratitude, the appreciation for the "details" in life........... You note at the end, is a joy to read as well, esp. the last lines.............How I wish more of us would ask that question, reflect upon it and act accordingly.......... Thank you!
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Date: 7/25/2014 12:08:00 AM
Good to hear from you Gry! I surely hope to read more of your great writes!! So far read them and loved them all. I see you run freely with a poet's heart and spirit. Look forward to reading more as you offer up your gems!!!
Date: 7/24/2014 11:14:00 PM
Robert, this is an excellent, inspirational write!
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Date: 7/25/2014 12:05:00 AM
Thanks Dave.. You have a great poetic heart and spirit my friend!!!