David Harris

Gold Star - 4,611 Points (18 June 1945 / Bradfield, England)

I Would Die For - Poem by David Harris

Often I have heard people say
I would die for this and that
whenever material things
are too expensive or out of reach
and catches the eye.
If they died for these things
how much would they enjoy them?
They would be dead before they get them.
Now if we were going to put your life
on the line for something,
lets make it tangible real and alive,
not something that we can replace
tomorrow or at any time.
You cannot replace family or friends;
they are worth putting your life on the line for.
So the next time you see
something your heart desires to own,
don’t say I would die for that
because you can never enjoy it
when you’re dead and gone.

24 August 2008

Comments about I Would Die For by David Harris

  • Fiona Davidson (12/15/2008 12:01:00 PM)

    Material things dont interest me...but family and friends? ...yep I would die for them...fantastic well written poem David...thank you (Report)Reply

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Poem Submitted: Monday, December 15, 2008

Poem Edited: Monday, February 2, 2009

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