Lesson Learned

After playing about all day, nothing much accomplished despite good intent I wrote this. Hope I’m not the only one…..

Lesson Learned

When I was young and in my prime
I stated that I had no time
With only twenty-four hours each day
Life and such got in the way

Have lazy nature, many flaws
So often fail to do the chores
A great big list I could be statin’
Like sewin, mendin, decoratin’

Yes, I swept them all aside
Excuse, too busy…..but I lied
It wasn’t that the time was lackin’
I’ve plenty now, and still not crackin’

After seventy years to my frustration
Found I simply have no inclination
Although I won’t neglect to mention
I still posses a good intention

Glenys Halliday

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I have always written poetry but when my husband died suddenly I used it as a kind of therapy. I don’t usually share these unless I feel they will help someone in distress. The ones I share are mostly humorous intended to bring a smile in what I feel can be a very lonely world... I have written four booklets and now a Corona chronicles which is just twelve poems writ while I am in jail...oh sorry I meant lockdown. Am on my way for a second booklet.. Trying to make folk smile and take a minutes release from these difficult times helps me forget my sight problems..

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8th Apr 2020
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I enjoyed your poem Glenys. You reminded me of a saying that I heard some time ago. I think it was something like ... people judge you by your actions, but you judge yourself by your intentions.
8th Apr 2020
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Yes I believe the road to he’ll is paved with them .....well I don’t care too much for harp music and I wouldn’t know anybody’s

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