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My Porch

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In the end, all that really matters is that you leave no tracks and teach your children well. Take time to enjoy the journey

Watching in amazement, as they grunt and grow and cry Learning from their mothers voice, as they see and hear and try This whole world is new to them, too young to reason why Just walking free in safety, feeling sun and wind and sky Life is ever changing from the moment of one's birth, learning and adapting to their future life on earth On this porch, I'm standing watching many kittens play As my mind drifts to the future, hoping there will come a day As I enter the fall of life, I dream that I will see my children grown, with their own, alive and growing free As you seek the why in life, take time to have your dreams You'll see the greatest joys in life aren't toys or homes or schemes The why of things you're seeking may not be yours to understand I found my greatest joy in life, playing with grand-children in the sand

Copyright © | Year Posted 2011

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Date: 3/9/2012 12:11:00 PM
Congratulations though belated on your poetry being featured this week Tom. Love, Carol
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Date: 3/5/2012 6:55:00 PM
Congrats on "My Porch" being featured. True riches come in the form of grand children.
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Date: 11/28/2011 12:50:00 PM
Congratulations on your win in Ed's "What makes you wake up each and everyday" contest Tom. Love, Carol
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Date: 11/25/2011 9:04:00 PM
Lovely thoughts and even lovelier poem. Congratulations. Love, Joyce
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