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Author Name: FreeFireHam 7 Comments
Date Added: August 28, 2008 14:08:18 Average Score: (Needs 2)
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One Man's Trash

One Man's Trash

 

As I walked along, on a crisp sunny day,

I saw something that had been thrown away.

 

Something someone had carelessly tossed,

Cast aside without counting the cost.

 

From a distance a bright shimmer caught my eye,

Or else I may have not stopped and just walked on by.

 

Oft times a thing of value is carelessly discarded.

The previous owner had not realized or even regarded.

 

This treasure was now mine to possess.

Iíll keep her safe, to cherish and to caress.

 

Why did they not see the beauty and the value?

I knew it in an instant, the treasure that is you.

 

Harold McLelland

2003

Author's Notes:
Treasure your loved ones!
And do not carelessly toss them aside.
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Comments:
Comment By: FreeAlison Storm Wolf on November 11, 2008 02:01:00 PM Report
aww how lovely!

Ali x

Comment By: FreeWide Awake on September 10, 2008 06:01:05 PM Report
Surprise ending that was Hammy.

Beautifully constructed!

Pamela

Comment By: FreeS on September 3, 2008 12:26:23 PM Report
nice one !!!

Comment By: FreeShe Whispers on August 29, 2008 10:03:05 AM Report
 Every line in this poem is so truthful.... We need our friends to love and to listen what the heart finds hard to say in words...
 Well I have two days off so I will be having some fun for a change...Hugs ~ She Whispers

Comment By: FreeMoon Fairy on August 29, 2008 01:24:40 AM Report
I love this Ham...and sooo true! Uplifting and makes the heart smile..
~Tracie

Comment By: FreeRoger Bacon on August 28, 2008 03:44:59 PM Report
Good work Harold.  A wonderful outlook.

 

Comment By: FreeAngel on August 28, 2008 03:31:59 PM Report
Now this says so much. Look after what you have and care and respect them.

 

Brilliant write and message

 

Love Angelxx





 


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