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I am your gift

You can’t buy me from any supermarket aisle

By Daniel HooksPublished 3 months ago 1 min read
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I am your gift

I am your gift.

Gifted to you

not in the greatest wrapping paper

but I am person you can savour

not aesthetically pleasing always to the eye

but to you I would never lie

I speak the truth

I can make you smile

all the while

you can’t buy me from any supermarket aisle

I am your gift

you can’t find me under a tree

I am too big

I am messy but no stig of the dump

I work hard for you walking in trainers my pumps

I am your gift

remember me when your having a bad day

I will come round and lighten your sadness as much as I can, ok?

for I am a friend the greatest gift of all

is when you and I rise and walk tall.

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About the Creator

Daniel Hooks

A poet, activist and story teller who currently battles with a severe mental health problem.

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  • Dharrsheena Raja Segarran3 months ago

    Awww, this was just so wonderful! Anyone would be lucky to have you in their life!

  • Grz Colm3 months ago

    Good one Daniel. Reading your fun poem was a mini gift in itself! 🎁 Thank you! 😁

  • Manisha Dhalani3 months ago

    Nice! Apt poem for the season of giving :)

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