Something Worth Losing



I've never had 
anything  
of real value 

Just a few 
trinkets  

I've no 
palatial dwelling 
no shiny chariot  

I have no
gold or silver 
to barter with 

My meals are 
simple fair 

My riches 
have amounted to 
the warmth 
of the sun 
chasing away the chills.
 
The earth 
prosperous and abundant 
with life 
all around me.  

I have water 
enough to quench 
these lips 
and nourish 
my garden


All that I 
require 
is provided me

But, you...  

Having you 
gave me something 
worth losing

Copyright (C) 2020 Penny Wilson

11 thoughts on “Something Worth Losing

  1. OMG Penny!! This is stunningly awesome!! I so love the truth in the message you write about but your twist ending is so brilliant and clever!! Add this to your “Best of Penny” book/list!! Bellissimo, Penny, Bellissimo!!!

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