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Blessings Overflowing Nov 2016 #PoetryCollaboration

This is our monthly Poetry collaboration. I will awaken in the morning. I will suck it up. I will write. For now, I'm too depressed. I just watched a man get elected, who terrifies me.

Our theme is blessings.

I will do it justice tomorrow. For now. . .


Poem 1:

My life has been full of blessings.
Blessings in the form of family I love.
Blessings in the form of friends I cherish.
Blessings in the form of children I adore.
I was blessed to receive an education.
I was blessed to be taught the love of God.
I was blessed to live in safety, nearly always.
I was blessed to have freedom of choice.
I want the same for my daughter.
I want the same for my daughter's children.
I'm scared. I'm worried. I'm nervous.
I fear the future.
I fear that the blessings will be gone.
I fear they'll be unavailable to my daughter.
We are supposed to pay our blessings forward.
I fear we've done the opposite.
I fear we took them for granted, and now they're gone.


Poem 2:

Boundless opportunities .
Limitless options.
Excellent choices.
Smiles unending.
Streets paved in gold.
Intellectual advancement.
Nurtured endlessly.
Grounded in success.
Strong bonds with loved ones.



Check out the other poetry this month:

Blogger and Blog: Karen of Baking In A Tornado
Name of Poem: Blessings

Blogger and Blog: Diane of On the Border
Name of Poem: Blessings

Blogger and Blog: Lydia of Cluttered Genius
Name of Poem: Hidden Blessings

Blogger and Blog: Joy of Evil Joy Speaks
Name of Poem: Blessings of Change

Blogger and Blog: Dawn of Spatulas On Parade
Name of Poem: Thanks

Blogger and Blog: Candice of Measurements of Merriment
Name of Poem: Life Blessings

Comments

  1. Great job on both poems. The future is so unknown and can totally be scary. I just hope our kiddos can live in a world that's bright and full of growth. Happy Thabksgiving!

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  2. From the lows to the highs. Very well done!

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  3. Positivity and discussions of blessings, that's just what we all need this morning.

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  4. Up and down, that is the last year.

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  5. Your acrostic is fab. And yes, I feel the palpable fear. Love these both.

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