Thanksgiving Poem by Richard Wlodarski

Thanksgiving

Rating: 4.9


O Lord Creator
Today I give thanks
For so much in life:
Two eyes witnessing
Birth of Creation
Two ears hearing
Nature's symphony
A mouth tasting
Life's abundance
A nose smelling
All that is good
Two feet walking
In others' shoes
Two hands welcoming
God's friendly neighbours

And One Heart
Shared with God

Monday, October 9, 2017
Topic(s) of this poem: thankfulness,thanksgiving
COMMENTS OF THE POEM
Bri Edwards 11 October 2017

does a computer write your poems? you have so many 'new ones'! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! favorite lines: A mouth tasting Life's abundance A nose smelling All that is good food, right? i hope so. but it makes me stop and think: does ice cream have an aroma? i eat it too fast, perhaps, to ever have noticed; really. others' shoes? what are the others wearing if YOU are wearing THEIR shoes? ? ? ! who are God's neighbors? i am thankful for what i have: callouses on my soles, cavities in my teeth, pain in my back, R. Wlodarski and others on PH. but i don't know who to thank for them. i lost belief in God years ago and He has not come knocking on my door since. sure, the LDS and Witnesses have knocked. bri :)

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Richard Wlodarski 12 October 2017

Bri, I must admit that you have very unique creative feedback which I like. I'm working on feeding my thoughts into the computer and having it create my poems. That way, I'll be able to generate a few thousand every day. Although I'm kidding, this technology already exists. Scary thought! With respect to God, you might consider wanting to revisit that issue sometime in the future. If not, just give thanks to the universe. Thank you for your support and encouragement. And for your sense of humour. Greatly appreciated!

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Sochukwu Ivye 09 October 2017

It takes a noble heart to concoct these humble thoughts and concern, but a nobler one to defy opposites and proclaim publicly as the poet here just did/does. Peace to your soul. Grand piece you've got, Sir.

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Richard Wlodarski 10 October 2017

Chukwuma, I am humbled and honoured. Thank you so much for your very kind words.

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soren Barrett 23 April 2022

Such a nice poem of gratitude. Well expressed for each of the senses.

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Michael Cochrane 07 April 2022

Divine and blessed words

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Richard Wlodarski 07 April 2022

Thank you so much, Michael. I'm keeping my promise to God by spreading His Word through my spiritual poetry.

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Emmanuel Joseph Olumakiss 23 January 2021

I also give thanks to you Lord for the gift life and salvation which you made affordable to mankind.

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D Loveday Morris 02 July 2020

Beautiful poem... many truths but only one heart shared with God??

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Navod Dilhara 31 January 2020

Such an idea you have brought out. Thanks for sharing..

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