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There are so many things in life taken for granted. Take some time to recognize the good things in life. That's what I did.

Precious Things

Some things in life are more precious than words can explain,
Watching puddles move from drops of rain.
The sounds of a wave crashing against a rock,
A sunset reflection, a vision you can not block.
Whispers of wind blowing through trees,
Walks through sand where you feel an ocean breeze.
Kittens purring in your ear,
These little things in life are so dear.
A drive at night to watch the stars
Help your dreams seem not so far.
Soft hair of your teddy bear,
A friend you know who will always care.
The sound of a newborn baby's cry,
The first time they open their eyes.
A sweet smell of a yellow rose,
This is something you will always know.
A true love that you have found,
You know your hearts will always be bound.
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6 Visitor Comments

I thought that this poem was very beautiful and it expressed the simple things very well.
I m doing a poetry book in class with poems that are beautiful and that i am passion about. this poem is beautiful. I just want to tell Shellie whwereever she is taht she is a great poet and congradulations on her poem being published
the word Beautiful is streched as far as it can in this poem. i love it and it made me cry just thinking obout things in my life as well as things in other peoples lives. i love it
I thought this poem was great because it really points out the things in life that are simply to treasure and love more than we will ever know.
I was browsing the poetry section just after my son called to tell me my grandaughter was in the hospital for surgery. This poem really touched me a great deal.
this is a great poem

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