Michael Hopkins


Sadness And Gladness - Poem by Michael Hopkins

Sadness And Gladness

That which fuels humanity

Embrace both and thrive

©2018 M.N. Hopkins

Topic(s) of this poem: humanity, sadness

Form: Haiku


Poet's Notes about The Poem

Note: This was inspired early this morning when I woke to start the day.I tried several versions before arriving at this one. This poem was wriiten in the haiku style of poetry and published onmy blog for the first time today, the 13th of April,2018.

Comments about Sadness And Gladness by Michael Hopkins

  • Edward Kofi Louis (9/23/2018 11:16:00 AM)


    Facing the ways of life on earth! !

    Thanks for sharing.
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  • Kostas Lagos (4/13/2018 2:48:00 PM)


    Joy and sorrow give meaning to each other.Excellent poem! (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (4/14/2018 2:27:00 AM)

    Thanks so much Kostas for your kind words.

  • Bipasha D (4/13/2018 7:08:00 AM)


    An inspiring piece. Life is a mix of both sadness and gladness. We must embrace both to thrive. (Report) Reply

    Michael Hopkins (4/14/2018 2:28:00 AM)

    Yes indeed and thanks for you kind words.

  • Rose Marie Juan-austin (4/13/2018 7:05:00 AM)


    A little piece loaded with wisdom. So true.
    Well crafted write.
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    Michael Hopkins (4/14/2018 2:29:00 AM)

    Thanks so much for your kind words Rose Marie.

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Poem Submitted: Friday, April 13, 2018



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