Francis Duggan


I Thank You Life - Poem by Francis Duggan

I have had a good innings and I have a nice wife
And if I die tomorrow I will have had a good life
I am not financially wealthy or I am not in poverty
I thank you life you have been quite good to me
In my life's seventh decade this is quite a long time
Some forty years beyond my physical prime
Lucky as far as health goes without ache or pain
I do not have any cause for to complain
So many poor people doing it tougher than me
Homeless and hungry and in dire poverty
Born as the children of the lesser gods
Every day they have to battle the odds
Compared to many I am lucky indeed
Of any of life's necessities I am not in need.

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Sonnet


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Poem Submitted: Sunday, October 14, 2018



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