Learn More

Francis Duggan


I Feel Grateful Another Day I've Lived To See


Though my worth as a writer I often do doubt
There are no shortage of things for one to write about
The birds in the Parkland just across the way
Are chirping and whistling for to greet the new day.

Though eventually the Reaper will catch up with me
I feel grateful another day I've lived to see
The sun o'er the hill like a giant ball rise red
It looks very like a warm day is ahead.

The one I have loved since I was a young boy
The beauty of Nature for all to enjoy
The silver billed magpies songsters of renown
Their flute like notes echoing in the park of the town.

As a writer even minor fame I have not known
And the rhymes I do pen I can claim as my own
Though with everyone them I would like to share
Still I'm not a poet and poets are rare.

Submitted: Wednesday, January 20, 2010

Do you like this poem?
0 person liked.
0 person did not like.

Read this poem in other languages

This poem has not been translated into any other language yet.

I would like to translate this poem »

word flags

What do you think this poem is about?

Comments about this poem (I Feel Grateful Another Day I've Lived To See by Francis Duggan )

Enter the verification code :

There is no comment submitted by members..

Trending Poets

Trending Poems

  1. The Road Not Taken, Robert Frost
  2. Still I Rise, Maya Angelou
  3. Cognac, Larisa Rzhepishevska
  4. Do Not Go Gentle Into That Good Night, Dylan Thomas
  5. Do Not Stand At My Grave And Weep, Mary Elizabeth Frye
  6. Fire and Ice, Robert Frost
  7. I Know Why The Caged Bird Sings, Maya Angelou
  8. Daffodils, William Wordsworth
  9. Stopping by Woods on a Snowy Evening, Robert Frost
  10. If You Forget Me, Pablo Neruda

Poem of the Day

poet Li Po

Amongst the flowers I
am alone with my pot of wine
drinking by myself; then lifting
my cup I asked the moon
to drink with me, its reflection
and mine in the wine cup, just
...... Read complete »

   

Member Poem

poet Marvin Brato Sr

New Poems

  1. Truth and conscience, gajanan mishra
  2. Win the self, gajanan mishra
  3. (6) जिख्लाबसे लाइजाम: 'रैसुमै'नो, Ronjoy Brahma
  4. I Exist, Rohit Sapra
  5. The law of these times, Ravikumar C.P.
  6. So Many Minds Are Left Fractured, Lawrence S. Pertillar
  7. Mystic Blake, Joseph Narusiewicz
  8. Today's World, Leong Ming Loong
  9. Thoughts in the Moonlight, Luo Zhihai
  10. Tales Of A Wife: Honeymoon, Onyekachukwu Vincent Onyeche
[Hata Bildir]