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Poverty defines true wealth



I don't know if humans will ever see,
every soul born, is right where its meant to be.
For the rich to become the richest,
there has to be a place for the poorest.

The entire world is built up from the same level of dirt,
each soul is born without knowledge to cause hurt.
Humanity teaches us what a humans life is worth,
by money and glory.
I am to believe all lives are priceless, every soul fits to tell Earths story.

The luckiest to be born, is that if a poor man,
he learns the treasures of everything he can.
Those born into all riches, have no true understanding of richness.
Seeing us not as humans, but those living in poverty, as an illness.

Love starts from the soul, and from there it's taught to grow,
the rich find another kind of love,
one only brought with dough.
Love, trust, compassion and grace defining the difference, in richest and wealth.

T'is the begger off the street, who climbs the toughest road to earn his wealth.
He is the most blessed man, he is rewarded the most valuable key,
for his wealth is humanly uncountable.

For only God knows the true value of he...
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Submitted by D_A_Hopkins on July 03, 2018

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D.A. Hopkins

Australian born in Adelaide in 1975 to Beverly Denton and Allan Holmes. I became a mother at the young age of 17 as the reason for dropping out of high school in year 10 I had a love for writing and so as my 6 children grew up and moved on with their lives I put my life as an author into place with the 1st step to post on Poetrysoup.com where I was greatful to John Ginesi for giving me the mentoring to see my success as the years followed. Poverty Defines True Wealth in the top 100 of 2015 with poetry first publishers and followed with Amnesia and No Answers be picked up by Diamond Garden Music in Nashville transformed them into songs. I have been working on my writing as a children's author to see my future as and including a complete 3 part series of my Emotional Rollercoaster poetry books to see my life through poems and as I plan the 3rd book will compete the struggles growing up and place the issues that have been what made me, 'me'. Survival of all levels and PTSD of many, many issues that I hope will help others be able to get free from by understanding they are not alone. I married Mr Lance Hopkins on the 1st of June 2012 as the 1st of June was my father's birthday to me that was a way to have him still be there. more…

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