Mark Heathcote

Veteran Poet - 3,031 Points (22/03/66 / Manchester)

poverty is a gift


Father - poverty is a gift
Ask any bird taking a rain bath
Son, don't make me laugh
There's nothing but rain
Poverty isn't a gift
There's nothing but pain
So, fasten your reigns
Ride for them riches today
Don't live by wages daily
Paid only monthly
Father - poverty is a gift
Son, nothing is ever enough
Just ask your mum.

Submitted: Thursday, June 12, 2014

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  • Silver Star - 7,536 Points Geetha Jayakumar (10/25/2014 7:39:00 AM)

    Beautiful poem with fantastic lines.....

    Father - poverty is a gift
    Son, nothing is ever enough
    Just ask your mum.

    Very true said. Loved reading it. Thanks for sharing. (Report) Reply

  • Veteran Poet - 3,431 Points Douglas Scotney (6/12/2014 7:30:00 PM)

    your father's a case, Mark (Report) Reply

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