Pay it Forward

Pay It Forward

Someone had the grace to throw a sunbeam in my way;
A meeting, very fleeting; we just exchanged a greeting;
I told her she looked lovely, that’s all I had to say;
The gift she gave—delightful, it really made my day.

It warmed the cockles of my heart, engendered peaceful sleep;
But such a thing of beauty—it isn’t mine to keep.
Enjoy the heartening memory, to cherish till it’s gone,
And spend some happy moments thinking how to pass it on

About the author

LaurelC
162 Up Votes
Artist and writer, retired seafarer. Author (with late husband Bill) of best selling "Sell Up and Sail" Cruised under sail nearly 100,00 miles until the age of 83.

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OTrasig
3 days ago
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Thanks for voting!
Always good to receive a sunbeam. Enjoyed you poem.

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