Shirley K.W. Ka

Rookie (22 January 1989 / Hong Kong)

Water - Poem by Shirley K.W. Ka

A common matter in daily use,
A familiar touch in caress.
Seldom preferred when choices emerge,
to sooth and hydrate my thirst.
I never treasured you like a pot of gold,
Or valued your presence's worth.

Yet if one day you should disappear,
All of living shall be doomed.
Life would be dry,
Without you, I'd surely die.

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  • (11/11/2007 3:52:00 PM)

    We take some things for granted, even those which are needed to sustain life. A nice read, Shirley.

    Love, Fran xx

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Poem Submitted: Sunday, November 11, 2007

Poem Edited: Sunday, April 24, 2011

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