Could You…

by | Jun 14, 2020 | Gratitude, Poem, Trials

Could you describe the sky to a person without sight, 
the gift of shades and shadows you receive each day and night?

Could you depict the freedom of walking down the street 
to a person who has never had the use of their two feet?

Could you express the comfort of sleeping in a bed 
to someone who does not have a place to lay their head?

Could you explain the pleasure of a satisfying meal to a child 
who has never known the fullness that you feel?

Could you, in all honesty, with good and truthful measure, 
say that you are thankful and consider life a treasure?

Could you?

Copyright (c) 2000 Terri McPherson, Windsor, Ontario, Canada, [email protected]

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