Jennifer's Poetry Corner
I wrote Lucky Man Like Me in 1989
when the man I worked for yelled at me
because he was having a bad day (he had many bad days)
He was 86 years old at the time, he was alone in this world, and he was blind.
When I read it to him he started to cry and told me I should have it published.
I had never published anything before
and I didn't think this was published material.
Anyway I decided to give it a try, and it was published in
The American Poetry Anthology [volume x. #2 by Robert Nelson.]
Here It Is.....
LUCKY MAN LIKE ME
a life so full,
I've almost had it all.
The world I have seen,
almost in it's entirety,
with my partner by my side
my heart overflowed with love....
Hand in hand we went, from one end to
the other, if I could I would; but then again,
in my heart I know. The sun-filled scenic shores of
Mexico will one day be my home. A lucky man I was,
a lucky man I am, I have lived and loved; and am
loved by all. Though I can no longer see, the memories
live with in me. In my mind I see, more clearly than before;
the beauty of my life as each day passes by. A lucky man
I am to have live this life of mine. Regrets, I've had
a few, but if I had to live my life all over, I wouldn't
change that much, 'cause what I have seen
and done, so many only dream about.
I've almost had it all. I need only
close my eyes, and before
me I see; a life filled
Don't forget to bookmark this page and visit often**
Remember to sign my Guest Book so I know you were here.