Bri Edwards

Gold Star - 7,668 Points (some time ago / Earth, i believe)

Wishes For My Future.......[short; Personal] - Poem by Bri Edwards

To bring my marriage to a pleasant, successful end…
To be, for a few, a true and tolerable friend…
To help someone every day of my life…
To see a world (fat chance! !) without any strife…

To not live too long and not live too poorly…
To eat a healthy diet but have some sweets, surely…
To have health care 'as needed', but not too often…
To have those who oppose me, to me their hearts soften…

To 'see' my only child, Shannon, enjoy life and succeed…
To hear of more people sharing, and fewer with greed…
To grow a few veggies and see lots of birds…
To amuse myself and others as I make poems from words

(Nov.2010)


Poet's Notes about The Poem

I don't mean bring my marriage to an 'end' in a bad way. I can do without growing the veggies (my wife uses enough precious water on non-edibles outdoors) as long as i can still buy food at stores.

Comments about Wishes For My Future.......[short; Personal] by Bri Edwards

  • Silver Star - 3,119 Points Darlene Walsh (4/2/2015 5:30:00 PM)

    Hi Bri,
    Beautiful wishes, with nice rhyming too, and so well presented, I hope they all come true :)

    My wish; I wish that someday I'm brave enough to really have wishes. Right now just having today is good enough for me and has been for a long time.

    Darla :) (Report) Reply

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  • Gold Star - 13,954 Points * Sunprincess * (1/17/2014 8:43:00 PM)

    ....oh these are wonderful wishes for a happy and fulfilled life...enjoyed.. (Report) Reply

  • Rookie - 418 Points Elena Plotkin (8/27/2013 4:51:00 PM)

    Sweet poem. my favorite line: To have those who oppose me, to me their hearts soften… . (Report) Reply

  • Rookie Shashikant Nishant Sharma '? ? ? ? ? ' (5/16/2012 9:11:00 PM)

    good poem....nice wishes... (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, May 15, 2012

Poem Edited: Monday, December 10, 2012


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