HERE AND NOW

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Submitted Date 04/11/2019
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The sky is the limit or so they say
So I reach for the beyond
Life owes you nothing
So I give it a gift instead
Joy comes to those who wait
I'll sit here and read a book
Seek and you shall find
I'll keep looking
Beauty is in the eye of the beholder
Everywhere I look there is beauty, even in the darkest of the knight
Today is a gift
I will unwrap it with the greatest of joy
Tomorrow is not promised
I will take what I can get!
 

Regina M Basile

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  • Ceara 4 years, 10 months ago

    I love your usage of cliches in a way that creates a narrative and gives a voice and personality to the narrator!

    • Regina M Basile 4 years, 10 months ago

      Thank you so much, it had taken a lot of courage to put my poems put for the world to read. Thank you again!

  • David Ross Washington Jr 4 years, 10 months ago

    I agree such beautiful use of sayings, and mantras. Beautiful poem.

  • No name 4 years, 10 months ago

    Fifth line from the bottom you have "knight" instead of "night" But loving the powerful positivity!

    • Regina M Basile 4 years, 10 months ago

      Thank you! I actually meant to use knight, our world right now is so caught up on the color of ones skin. Even the darkest of knights are beautiful

  • Tomas Chough 4 years, 10 months ago

    Seeking the positive side of things is a great way to live life. Takes a lot of gratitude and optimism. Keep it up :)

  • Miranda Fotia 4 years, 10 months ago

    Such an optimistic poem! Thanks for sharing!