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Someday

A friend visited me in hospital, said
'You beat it again'and
I thought 'yes not today
but someday. and this poem was born.

Your day will end ,someday.
The things once so important,
Will not matter anymore.

All your treasured objects
will pass to someone else.

How will you be remembered,
By those you love.
The choice in life matters ,
Your courage when life sends
 you burdens.

Will it matter if your rich
or poor?
It will only matter if you
were a good person, keep
your word if given.

Your someday will arrive,
We know not when,
Will you be ready to travel
beyond lifes mortal realm.

The thing that will last,
Is how the memory of you is,
or how many will remember you.

under Poems From the Heart
Copyright 2008

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I have been writing poems since my first son was born.I had poems all over ,stuffed every where.Oct. 06, I was told I had W.M.D.of the eye ,Since then I decided to make the most of my sight now. Had many treatments, operations. I learned to take the good with the bad.I love writing and reading other peoples poems. All my poems are from my life as it has touched me.I have four sons ,nine grandchildren and wonderful daughters in law. The Lord also blessed us with two great grandkids this last year. Married very young to a great guy. I enjoy all types of music,classical ,the most. I so much enjoy the poems on this site and hope you as a group enjoy reading mine.I have many more poems, some that are framed for sale in stores ect. Someone said on here 'you read mine and I'll read yours.This I will do! My favourite line in life is "Have fun while you do it ,or it's not worth doing" and "Never never give up" Churchill Love to all Anne. more…

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