Theresa Ann Moore

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A Child Brings Joy


All the time in the world
Can never be as precious
As the years your child grows
It is a luxury of the ambitious

Although minutes are impounded
With things that must be done
Chores and working for a dollar
Should not eliminate the fun

Children are a marvel to observe
Each moment becomes more satisfying
Even when the days are challenging
Rewards of success are gratifying

When the hours of budding have dissolved
An adult emerges and comprehends
With joy and laughter, remembering when…
The moments continue to give dividends

1/14/08

Submitted: Monday, January 14, 2008
Edited: Friday, February 11, 2011

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  • Veteran Poet - 3,181 Points Walterrean Salley (12/26/2009 6:44:00 PM)

    A true wonder children are, always tugging at the heartstrings. I love them. Thank you for sharing these thoughts. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 10 Points Anthony Edmond John (4/22/2009 8:11:00 AM)

    Hello Mama,
    Here is a sweet and salient rhyme..
    Great job..cheers! ! !
    The Sage
    Anthony Edmond John
    +2348080953549 (Report) Reply

  • Rookie bjanka im (5/3/2008 5:14:00 AM)

    ..children are our angels...the precious treasure.we must preserve every moment spent with them in our immortal souls... (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 15 Points Rajaram Ramachandran (3/26/2008 11:32:00 AM)

    There is no doubt that children bring joy to those who have kind hearts-A good theme this poem brings out. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 1,352 Points Loyd C. Taylor, Sr. (3/21/2008 2:41:00 PM)

    Hello poet friend, A nice great poem, Children are a blessing. I have one similar called 'Tiny Hands' you might enjoy. Happy Easter! LC (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 174 Points Melvin Banggollay (1/22/2008 1:30:00 AM)

    I totally agree with you, our children our our most precious gift from the Heaven. We live for them no matter what the cost of sacrificing. Thanks for sharing this wonderful poem.

    thanks,
    melvin (Report) Reply

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