Poem: Free Verse – “Worth Forgetting” #GoDogGoCafe #poetry #amwriting

A reblog of my poem published on TheGoDogGo Cafe !

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What worth have I?

No silver for your wallet,

No bills to fit your list of skills.

Not even labour’s sweat;

What worth have I?

To work successfully,

To do both what I love,

And what inspires my deepest passions.

Paint textured, thick with colors brilliant,

Blended in impressionist grace;

Or charming words that express the painting,

That describe it’s bold and vivid emotional release.

What worth have I?

To constant exploration,

More education on the job and off.

For entertaining and networking,

When three hours later, I’m washed-out in sleep,

Brought in by the waves, the mermaid trapped on sand.

Continued glasses of wine, tiring, but required to tolerate,

Plastic smiles, eyes glazed with Cabernet;

On a night with speeches said at a sloth’s pace.

A favorite past-time, sometimes loathed.

What good am I?

I used to be able to do almost anything;


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8 thoughts on “Poem: Free Verse – “Worth Forgetting” #GoDogGoCafe #poetry #amwriting

  1. mihrank February 22, 2018 / 3:29 pm

    OMG – This is a good set to stay motivated and energetic!!!

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  2. Joan February 23, 2018 / 12:42 am

    You are worth every breath, because you cause a soul to smile one way or another😊😊

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    • mandibelle16 February 23, 2018 / 9:29 pm

      Aw, thank you Joan. That means an awful lot coming from you. I appreciate it greatly. I’ve been reading through your posts on women in the Bible, I like them too. You are very wise in the best way. 🙏

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