Marilyn Lott

Gold Star - 10,657 Points (5-28-42 / Washington state USA)

A Drink Of Water - Poem by Marilyn Lott

Life is difficult for so many people
Now and back through the ages
Sometimes existence seems like a test
Hardship at many different stages

Through the Great Depression
Very few jobs were to be had
Some folks actually starved to death
Stories surface that are so very sad

Though most people try to do their best
Sometimes it just doesn’t seem enough
Circumstances create situations
That makes life extremely tough

When there’s no food, there’s usually water
A life-giving part of the land
A necessity that God has given us
Helping the weak strong enough to stand

He gives us the beautiful flowers
A drink of water to keep them alive
Sometimes they get just enough
That they are barely able to survive

And that’s just the way life is at times
It may not be what we would wish for
But if God gives us a drink of water
It sustains us for what’s yet in store!


Comments about A Drink Of Water by Marilyn Lott

  • Romeo Della Valle (9/12/2010 1:47:00 PM)


    An excellent reflective poem that should make some people ponder upon! Well- penned, thanks for sharing, my friend! 10+++ Love and Peace.... (Report) Reply

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  • (8/23/2009 3:42:00 AM)


    '..............................water
    A life-giving part of the land
    A necessity that God has given us
    Helping the weak strong enough to stand'...

    Good lines these...nice way to combine together God's mercy, water and life...thanks Marilyn...10
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  • (3/14/2009 11:06:00 AM)


    very thoughtful poem, full of compassion and a need to be thankful for small mercies.10
    we still need to learn using natural resources with respect.

    Mamta
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  • (11/7/2007 3:29:00 PM)


    there’s usually water
    A life-giving part of the land

    A timely topic. We will be appreciating water much more in the future. Some are forecasting a water crisis to come. The southeastern part of the nation is already experiencing a serious drought and no relief in sight.
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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, November 7, 2007

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 23, 2011


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