bill costley

Rookie - 272 Points (May 21,1942 / Salem MA usa)

A Wonderful Life! - Poem by bill costley

To & with Patricia

'I've had a wonderful life''
you say 3 times; 'I've had
a very (wonderful) life'

you say as you stand & smile
at 3 framed prints of Vietnamese
children at play they gave you.

I've never seen you so contented;
you turn 74 tomorrow.

(29 OCT 14, V V Santa Clara CA) v4

Topic(s) of this poem: CHILDREN


Poet's Notes about The Poem

As a missionary of the Baptist World Association, Patricia rescued Vietnamese children caught up in the war.

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  • Bill Costley (12/30/2014 6:24:00 PM)


    Patricia Hughes evaluates her life @ 74 (Report) Reply

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  • Bill Costley (12/30/2014 6:19:00 PM)


    Patricia Hughes sums up her life @ 74 (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Wednesday, October 29, 2014

Poem Edited: Wednesday, October 29, 2014


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