Joseph T. Renaldi

Veteran Poet - 1,154 Points (Frackville, Pennsylvania)

A Few Small Things - Poem by Joseph T. Renaldi

I placed a coin into the hand
Of a blind man who appreciated it much,
It was just a small token - but oh, the joy
That lay in its metallic touch.

I spoke a few kind words,
The words were merely a small thing,
And yet, they roused a weary heart
To hope for the reward life will bring.

I escorted an old lady across the busy street,
A small, but thoughtful thing to do.
Remembering her smile and thankful words
Ignited happiness in me the whole day through.


Comments about A Few Small Things by Joseph T. Renaldi

  • (7/8/2006 7:28:00 PM)


    these are few small things
    but there's a whole lot more
    thank you for this little reminder -
    it's another one small thing after all.

    good thoughts!

    Lynne
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  • Ernestine Northover (9/22/2005 3:18:00 PM)


    What a gentle poem Joseph I loved the first verse. Very touching. Sincerely Ernestine Northover (Report) Reply

  • john tiong chunghoo (8/6/2005 12:58:00 AM)


    love this originality. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, July 26, 2005

Poem Edited: Sunday, August 21, 2005


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