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SAY GOOD NIGHT (Poem 262)

The sunset was red,
A book I have read;
It's almost time for bed.

From my lips my prayers peal
As by my bed I kneel.
Keep my life, Lord, on an even keel.

I'm one of a kind,
No one else like me you'll find,
I say as I put my failures behind

For blessings, thanks I give;
Also, for the joys that I live.
I don‘t need to sift them out in a sieve..

For my blessings are great,
And it's now getting late,
So, I'll lean over and kiss my mate.

Good night!

© Copyright 8/1/1999 by Jean E. Gorney
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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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