Richard Wlodarski

Gold Star - 109,687 Points (Febuary 23,1952 / France)

Thanksgiving - Poem by Richard Wlodarski

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

Topic(s) of this poem: thankfulness, thanksgiving


Comments about Thanksgiving by Richard Wlodarski

  • (8/9/2019 7:17:00 AM)

    A delighful poem to read. Keep them coming. Is always good to be thankful. Cheers (Report)Reply

    (12/12/2019 9:00:00 AM)

    I have over 1600 posted on PH. Thank you so much for your support and encouragement.

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  • Drtony Brahmin (1/28/2019 7:20:00 AM)

    I thank you for my senses....... i thank you for my hands and legs.
    i thank you for my brain. I thank you for my heart and soul... beautiful prayer my dear Richard. it touched me. I am in tears. tony
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    (12/12/2019 9:02:00 AM)

    Tony, I am deeply moved by your words and emotions. Thank you so much for your continued support
    and encouragement! ! !

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  • Mary Skarpathiotaki (1/14/2019 4:19:00 AM)

    And one heart shared with God and Humans10+++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ (Report)Reply

    (12/12/2019 9:03:00 AM)

    Amen to that, Mary!

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  • Savita Tyagi (12/11/2018 8:27:00 AM)

    Such a lovelypoem. We have so much to be thankful for. Wish you a very happy holiday season. (Report)Reply

    (12/12/2019 9:05:00 AM)

    And a very happy one to you, Savita!

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  • Drtony Brahmin (11/16/2018 7:13:00 AM)

    And One Heart
    Shared with God - - a powerful poem. all the senses, all that with which we acquire knowledge and the faculties with which we love......all are given by God and my soul is for you. liked it very very much dear poet Richard. tony
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    (12/12/2019 9:07:00 AM)

    It makes me very happy to hear that, Tony!

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  • Siddartha Montik (12/26/2017 6:27:00 AM)

    A perfect and Thanksgiving and so humbly to the Lord Creator ! ! liked it very much. Thank you Poet for posting! ! 10+++! (Report)Reply

    (1/2/2018 10:55:00 PM)

    Thank you, Siddartha for your very positive response. And for the 10.

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  • Tapan M. Saren (11/11/2017 1:59:00 AM)

    Well, it's a good poem indeed. (Report)Reply

    (11/11/2017 3:55:00 AM)

    Thank you, Tapan.

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  • Susan Williams (11/7/2017 4:37:00 PM)

    Oh, I love this! ! ! ! ! 10++++ and on my fav list? May I read this to my Bible study women's group? (Report)Reply

    (11/9/2017 12:26:00 AM)

    Susan, I am humbled and greatly honoured! You most certainly may read it to them. And I hope they like it as much as you. Thank you so much for putting it on your fav list. That means a whole lot to me!

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  • Akhtar Jawad (10/23/2017 10:38:00 PM)

    A great thanksgiving, he gave us all we need, to most of us. (Report)Reply

    (10/23/2017 11:52:00 PM)

    Yes He did, Akhtar! Thank you for your positive insightful comment.

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  • Sochukwu Ivye (10/20/2017 6:28:00 AM)

    Your soul is noble, dear poet. Only a kind creature of the Creator could be so thankful but a kinder one will publicly appear so like you do here. Sweets lines of an elegant homage from a high-born human you've got.
    *respects*
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    (10/20/2017 11:20:00 PM)

    Chukwuma, I am most humbled and greatly honoured by your very kind words and such positive feedback. Thank you so much for believing it to be an elegant homage.

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  • Bri Edwards (10/11/2017 9:23:00 PM)

    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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    (10/12/2017 3:58:00 PM)

    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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  • Geeta Radhakrishna Menon (10/10/2017 12:59:00 PM)

    And One Heart
    Shared with God

    Thank you, Richard, for this wonderful attitude of gratitude.

    One who is grateful and expresses it through thought, word and deed in life,
    is truly blessed and is assured of God's grace.
    This poem deserves full marks.
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    (10/10/2017 6:45:00 PM)

    Geeta, thank you so very much for your very kind words. And for assurance of God's grace. And for the 10!

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  • Bharati Nayak (10/10/2017 9:50:00 AM)

    A deeply thankful heart shines in your words.Thankfulness is a noble quality and you own such a noble heart.Thanks for sharing. (Report)Reply

    (10/10/2017 6:47:00 PM)

    Bharati, thank you so much for believing that I have a noble heart.

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  • Unwritten Soul (10/10/2017 2:15:00 AM)

    A good poem with coolness, thankfulness, pact with loveliest from inside to appreciate and to express our love to our Creator. May we always be in soft moment of peace :) Nice one dear (Report)Reply

    (10/10/2017 6:50:00 PM)

    Soul, thank you so much for your very kind words and for your gesture.

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  • Subhas Chandra Chakra (10/10/2017 1:53:00 AM)

    A really praise worthy creation, dear poet. You have excelled in choosing the exact words to craft such a lovely poem. No critic needed, the poem identifies itself with every heart, every soul on this planet.
    A great poem teaching gratitude towards God..

    Two feet walking
    In others' shoes
    Two hands welcoming
    God's friendly neighbours

    And One Heart
    Shared with God \A huge 10 for it.
    Regards.
    Subhas
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    (10/10/2017 6:56:00 PM)

    Subhas, I am deeply humbled and honoured. Thank you so very much.

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  • Valsa George (10/10/2017 1:17:00 AM)

    A thankful heart is a precious gift! In a heart filled with gratitude, there can be no room for regrets. Only a person of humility will be able to thank God for whatever he has received normally from Him! This soulful write is much appreciated! A 10 (Report)Reply

    (10/10/2017 7:00:00 PM)

    Valsa, thank you so much for your beautiful words. And for saying that it's a soulful write. And for the 10.

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  • Nosheen Irfan (10/10/2017 12:49:00 AM)

    A poem expressing deep gratitude for life's bounties. A positive outlook presented in a beautiful way. A big 10. (Report)Reply

    (10/10/2017 7:03:00 PM)

    Nosheen, thank you so much.

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  • Rajnish Manga (10/9/2017 11:53:00 PM)

    Simple, sweet and soulful. Words about things we are endowed with but we seldom think about.
    Amazing Thanksgiving poem. Thanks.
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    (10/10/2017 7:05:00 PM)

    Rajnish, thank you so very much for believing it to be amazing.

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  • Daniel Brick (10/9/2017 10:37:00 PM)

    Richard, I agree with Robert below the POSITIVITY of your poem shines a light for all of us. You in a sense reverse
    the story of GENESIS. Instead of describing the events of creation in order of time, you start with the last - MAN - and detail his physical form and how each body part is related to something spiritual, reflecting the Creator. You reveal the very form of a man shows how God created him and that it is natural for man to then worship his Creator. My words are clumsy but the imagery of your poem does this in a crystal clear way. You should show this to a pastor of the church you attend. This would make a wonderful teaching tool for adults as well as children.
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    (10/10/2017 8:48:00 PM)

    Daniel, I am deeply humbled and greatly honoured. Very deeply moved by your feedback. One or two of my poems have been read in church, so I like your suggestion very much. Thank you so very much for your very positive and insightful comments.

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  • Rini Shibu (10/9/2017 10:34:00 PM)

    A lovely spiritual poem.. Thanks giving to the lord almighty (Report)Reply

    (10/10/2017 8:53:00 PM)

    Amen. Rini, thank you so much.

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