Francis Duggan

I Wonder Why This Should Be - Poem by Francis Duggan

For my age in material things i have little to show
And so little of life and of Nature i know
But we never stop learning as some like to say
And we learn something new about life every day
In the Human World few more important things one could name
Than money which brings with it for most some fame
Lack of it in many can be the cause of low self esteem
At least anyway that is how it does seem
Yet you may be financially well off and living at a fashionable address
But your money does not guarantee you greater happiness
Than the one who is struggling for to make ends meet
One on a low income in a known to be poor street
I am reasonably happy but people financially poorer than me
Are far happier than i am i wonder why this should be?

Topic(s) of this poem: life

Form: Sonnet

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, May 21, 2016

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