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To Be Grateful

A Villanelle Eulogising Gratitude

By Mike Singleton - MikeydredPublished 2 years ago β€’ 1 min read

I sometimes have a problem with people expecting others to be grateful for what they have, when they are in fact struggling to hold things together, and I often feel like that and I am sure that others do. Every so often someone does something that you never saw coming and when that happens to me I do feel an immense sense of gratitude, I really do. So this has happened recently, and this latest thing has inspired me to write a short form villanelle one being grateful.

I will be honest, I never ever thought I would write a poem on gratitude.

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When Something Hits You, Makes You Hopeful

You Realise Someone Cares For You

That is A Reason To Be Grateful

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Sometimes You Can Be Feeling Doleful

But Good Things Do Happen, Dreams Come True

When Something Hits You, Makes You Hopeful

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Someone Shows Friendship, Lovely People

It Will Warm Your Bruised Heart, Through and Through

That is A Reason To Be Grateful

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Friends Are There For You Being Thoughtful

They’ll Help You If You Are Feeling Blue

When Something Hits You, Makes You Hopeful

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A Phone Call Or Text, Being Social

Lifts You Spirits, Brings A Smile On Too

That is A Reason To Be Grateful

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Notifications On Your Mobile

A Message That Says That β€œI Love You”

When Something Hits You, Makes You Hopeful

That is A Reason To Be Grateful

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Comments (6)

  • Dawn Salois2 years ago

    This is wonderful Mike! I feel like gratitude is an important element in happiness.

  • Cathy holmes2 years ago

    This is fabulous. It's uplifting and I'm grateful you wrote it. Well done.

  • Loved this! So happy you have friends like this in your life

  • Nice positive vibes to start the day.

  • Mariann Carroll2 years ago

    God send people in our lives , to show he cares . God loves us in his own special way. Thank God for the people with beautiful soul. Thank you Mike such being a caring individual. β™₯️πŸ₯°πŸŒΉπŸ™πŸ½God bless

  • D-Donohoe2 years ago

    Love it! So many simple things we often overlook. Thank you for sharing.

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