Heather Burns


Envy - Poem by Heather Burns

People envy many
things
houses, lots
diamond rings.

Fancy clothes
takes their eye.
They sit, let
time go by.

Possession position,
earthly fame
Just to have a
well-known name.

These are nice I
agree
important things
aren't bought,
they're given free.

like people laughing,
people walking
sometimes holding
hands and talking.


Comments about Envy by Heather Burns

  • Sj Holland (7/24/2013 8:32:00 PM)


    I agree Heather. Nice poem about the value of warm relationships. I like...possession position... (Report) Reply

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  • (7/11/2013 9:31:00 AM)


    Envy is like a cancer for the soul. This poem should show that to any thoughtful, caring person.
    Poetry is just concentrated prose and this you prove in your writing. I love it.
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Poem Submitted: Tuesday, August 10, 2010



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