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MONEY CAN’T BUY (Poem #219)

I know a little family that lives out in the woods.
 It's just a trailer that they have without many worldly goods.

They spend much of their time together working in their garden.
 And from many stresses of the world they seem to harden.

 Nature shares its beauty, and they learn from birds and bees.
 Many of life's lessons are brought to them with ease.

 And as in the sky they watch the rising and setting of the sun,
 Peace, love, contentment fill their hearts with what God has done.

 Things that money can't buy but are given from above,
 Being most important, a family filled with love.

 © copyright 1998 by Jean E. Gorney
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Submitted on August 11, 2017

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I wrote a poem for my daughter and new son-in-law and read it at their wedding reception in 1997. People have been encouraging me ever since. I try to write up-beat and happy poetry. My poetry has been in many anthologies, newspapers, church bulletins,etc. I won a small contest once. I self-published some small(4x5)books with about 16 poems in each that can be used as greeting cards. I include an envelope for mailing. Check them out on my FB page under Jean Magill Gorney. more…

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