Mark J. Hume

by Mark J. Hume
(Phoenix,AZ, U.S.A)

“Living Treasures”

Of the mostly forgotten many—
Grandfathers, grandmothers, fathers, and mothers—
We tend to shut them away…
Let us visit again and again…
With thankfulness and respect!
See…listen…and speak…
To and with these “living treasures”…
They are poems waiting to be told;
Perhaps, from the mouths of these “treasures”
Words will flow—
To the page to be read and heard!
Each life is a treasure…
Don’t let these living fade to gone—
Without spending time…
Without listening…
Without their speaking…
Without writing their words!
Let these “living treasures”—
Speak now and continue to live
Even when they are gone…
Poetry written by the elderly—
Penned by someone caring—
Can mean much to readers;
Can mean much more to the authors!

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Nice Poem
by: Anonymous

Nice work, Mark. Wonderfully said!

Thank you
by: Anonymous

Your words made me wonder if you are one of the elderly that we write about. If you are, I hope you can find comfort in the other poems and comments.
God bless you.

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