THERE ONCE LIVED A MAN

Posted: May 20, 2015 in Uncategorized

I like this poem and thought I would share it with you as a kind of “extra”.

keithgarrettpoetry

 

 

Many lifetimes ago there lived a youthful man,

He worked hard, he did all that a man can.

On his farm, awoke when the rooster said,

Watched the sunrise, breakfast began his day.

A simple man whom worked hard on his land,

Crops in the field, a little money in his hand.

He had a wife with a pretty smile,

She was there when the day was done,

As he walked in from the setting sun.

Supper on the table, tired was this man and wife,

A warm fire and some conversation till sleep set in their eyes.

Children were grown, an adventure of their own,

A mother, a father, in a home now alone,

There once was a man whom loved all that he had.

Keith Garrett

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