Treasure Island

Shalom Freedman

(Troy New York)

Nothing Should Be Taken For Granted


Nothing should be taken for granted
In an instant your world can be destroyed -
The great Happiness built slowly over a lifetime
Can too in a moment be taken away-

Nothing we have and nothing we are
Is ours forever surely –

Appreciate and be grateful for the good in your life-

But know too
That all your Gratitude and Goodness
Will not know to prevent
The evil day when it comes.

Submitted: Monday, July 11, 2011
Edited: Tuesday, July 12, 2011

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  • Clara Odelia Ciutara (7/11/2011 10:38:00 PM)

    i like this poem, it is full of wisdom of thoughts, especially the last verse:
    'But know too
    That all your Gratitude and Goodness
    Will not know to prevent
    The evil day when it comes'
    they; re so true, nice poem :) (Report) Reply

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