Gratitude Poem

by • July 27, 2012 • Life Poems, Most Popular PostsComments (9)23869

Be Grateful For All You’ve Been Blessed

Gratitude Poem

Gratitude Poem – Appreciation Poems

A poem about gratitude and appreciation.

Be grateful

When I thought my day was bad
I looked at the guy next door
he wakes up each morning accepting
that he is unhappy, tired and poor

When he thinks life is bad
he looks at the woman from the other day
she sits in her house quietly grieving
because her young son passed away

when she thinks life is bad
she looks at the girl all on her own
she has no family after the accident
no one to hug her, or hear her moan

when she thinks life is bad
she is surprised to see
the people in third world countries
dying each second because of poverty

be grateful for all you’ve been blessed with
we need to stop and look around
because of someone in a worse situation
never fails to be found

© 2012 Marinela Reka

“If all our troubles were hung out on a clothesline, you’d choose yours and I’d choose mine”

Poem about being grateful and blessed

A poem about being grateful and blessed

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9 Responses to Be Grateful For All You’ve Been Blessed

  1. Katya says:

    Your poem is very timely. We’ve had a relatively minor accident this week… and while dealing with the fallout I’ve had to keep reminding myself that in the grand scheme of things, it was a minor setback and it could have been a lot worse…

  2. Hilary says:

    Hi Marinela .. having just lost my mother in her nineties .. and having had some challenging times during life and her illness – I do count my blessings and am sure this is imparted in the blog ..

    So true – many many more are far worse than us … cheers Hilary

  3. dreamy imagery…

    Thanks for being part of Thursday Poets Rally and hope to see you continued support …your input is valued…
    We are giving you the perfect poet award for week 71 today, enjoy!
    If you take it, please nominate another poet in your poem post, and leave your acceptance link under our award post, thank you in advance!
    Happy End of August! Have A Grand September Ahead!
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  4. bob says:

    love this

  5. Wynne says:

    This is very true! I agree to an extent–wouldn’t want to lose a child though! You have a beautiful blog. Thanks for visiting and please post some of your work on my facebook page, Wynne Huddleston Poetry.

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  7. Incredible! This blog looks exactly like my old one!

    It’s on a completely different subject but it has pretty much the same page layout and design. Outstanding choice of colors!

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