Dee Corpolongo

Veteran Poet - 1,680 Points (09/ 27/64 / New York)

The Most Important Thing On The 'To Do' List - Poem by Dee Corpolongo

I wish that life itself was easy
and the trials would one day subside,
I know that winning isn't everything
but God knows how much I've tried.

I feel that we deserve happiness
and contentment the final goal,
to love and be loved by others
can truly be what makes you whole.

So treasure those so dear to you
be thankful that they are there,
Someday too soon they may be gone
and there is no one left to care.

To feel the pains of loneliness
they can cut so very deep
They leave you lost in memory
and all you can do is weep.

Poet's Notes about The Poem

Just an important reminder.....

Comments about The Most Important Thing On The 'To Do' List by Dee Corpolongo

  • Valsa George (10/22/2013 4:15:00 AM)

    Hold on to those who are dear to us. Only when they disappear, we will realize how important they have been to us and how lonely we are without them! An enjoyable read! ! (Report) Reply

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  • Heather Wilkins (10/1/2013 10:06:00 AM)

    so treasure those dear to you. nice thought. the most important thing to do. (Report) Reply

  • Valerie Dohren (9/20/2013 12:59:00 PM)

    Well, I can certainly relate to this now Dee - so very true, and a great lesson for us all. (Report) Reply

  • Unwritten Soul (9/19/2013 11:44:00 PM)

    I am so moved, touch, scared and everything in this writing...nicely done dear kinda remind me what i just written, Yesterday i was with you...i wish i want to stop to feel this haunted feeling a while...because i cant spend much time looking the sky and rain down under my eyes...when someone says goodbye forever...but thats the To do list we should ponder life and enjoy in each seconds left for us now_Soul (Report) Reply

  • (9/19/2013 6:18:00 PM)

    This sounds as if it originates from a soul of deep and true understanding; excellent words. (Report) Reply

  • Lyn Paul (9/19/2013 9:55:00 AM)

    A wonderful reminder to appreciate life., A great to do list showing love support and empathy. (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Friday, September 13, 2013

Poem Edited: Monday, September 16, 2013

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