Mary Nagy

Rookie (11-08-1970)

Your Reservoir Of Knowledge - Poem by Mary Nagy

Why are you so kind
to me?
I doubt I'm deserving
of such kindness.

You've allowed me
to tap your reservoir
of knowledge
and drink
until I'm full.

I will not waste
a drop.
I will appreciate
what I'm offered
for the precious gift
that it is.

I can never repay
such pure human kindness
other than to say
''Thank You''
and do my best
to make you proud
of what I will become.

Then, when I am asked
to share my knowledge
I will empty out that reservoir
with all the tenderness
and heartfelt kindness
that was once shown to me
by you.

Comments about Your Reservoir Of Knowledge by Mary Nagy

  • (2/16/2006 11:23:00 AM)

    Who could ask for more Mary.Kindness from a loving heart in deeds and words.
    Nothing less appertizing then a raw fact.Great feeling here darling.Love Duncan
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  • (1/16/2006 1:13:00 AM)

    Thank you is always nice to say, but put your life jacketts ON! ! when the flood breaks Love dave xxx (Report) Reply

  • (1/15/2006 3:37:00 PM)

    Quintessential. Like repaying your parents, an impossible task. It is easier to pass on the goodness to one's own offspring.
    Very good, Mary.
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  • (1/14/2006 8:10:00 PM)

    Dear Mary, you have shown so many so much kindness! ! (Report) Reply

  • (1/14/2006 7:34:00 PM)

    That is the way Mary, pass it on, with no charge! 10 from smiling at you Tai (Report) Reply

  • (1/14/2006 5:44:00 PM)

    you are a true human being mary, a lovely person and a good poet

    Regards AJS
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  • (1/14/2006 5:11:00 PM)

    The greatest gift we receive is the one we pass on.
    Mary, thank you for this lovely poem on gratitude.

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  • (1/14/2006 5:01:00 PM)

    The water is always there. It's the sponge that does all the work
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  • (1/14/2006 4:59:00 PM)

    generosity is at the heart of life
    Camus said so
    and his words
    thrill the heart
    as does this great narrative
    of gratitude
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  • Ernestine Northover (1/14/2006 4:59:00 PM)

    Oh, that's lovely Mary, a very kind gesture, because of a very kind gesture, that's nice. I'm clapping! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! ! Love Ernestine XXX (Report) Reply

  • (1/14/2006 4:55:00 PM)

    That is a beautiful thank you.
    I havent helped you, but your
    writing has helped me so much
    since i have been here...Thank you.

    Kindest Regards Slim. x.
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  • (1/14/2006 4:39:00 PM)

    This is just a poem that I hope expresses my gratitude for all the help and wisdom that is so graciously shared here at Poemhunter. I am so thankful for so many of know who you are. Sincerely, Mary (Report) Reply

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Poem Submitted: Saturday, January 14, 2006

Poem Edited: Saturday, April 29, 2006

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