Kate Beamish

Rookie (1940 / Exeter, Devon)

Seize Every Chance - Poem by Kate Beamish

We pass this way just once, it’s said,
and short the time before we’re dead.
All too few are the days of bliss,
ensure there are none of them you miss.
Seize every chance as it comes along,
greet every day as the lark – with song.

Comments about Seize Every Chance by Kate Beamish

  • Susan Jarvis (10/27/2008 5:39:00 AM)

    A message of wisdom, executed with eloquence. S :) (Report) Reply

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  • (6/22/2008 9:51:00 AM)

    Each day.......a new opportunity. Carpe diem! Excellent. (Report) Reply

  • Ernestine Northover (6/22/2007 4:17:00 PM)

    Delightful. A super piece and a great poem to read. Lovely one.
    Love Ernestine XXX
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Poem Submitted: Monday, June 18, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, March 13, 2011

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