Poem In Response

Inspired by a friend, writer Carla Milho & her recent work, “Rest In Peace” – where she discusses the gift of life, present challenges, and an optimistic future – I wrote this short poem in response

The dark corners of empty rooms
Negative events of the past
I’ll put aside such memories
Like ghosts not meant to last.

Instead, the sounds of happiness
From friends who really care
This miracle of life, so grand
It’s mine – to live and share.

My dreams ahead, pursued with hope
I’ll focus on the positive
Because the best is yet to come
And, yes, I’ve got so much to give!

© 2021 Phil Perkins


Modified photo from unsplash.com.

By Phil

I'm a self-taught graphic artist with a penchant for all things creative, and feature an eclectic collection of unusually imaginative designs available through various print-on-demand galleries. Enjoy a look around my portfolio, collections and blog, and follow me on Twitter for more updates - thanks!

17 comments

    1. You’re most welcome, my dear friend ~ it’s my pleasure & an honor 💯 I’m grateful for your friendship, and you continue to inspire me through your wonderful writing ✅ God bless, my dear Carla 🙏🌹😊😘

          1. Um momento, por favor, estou com algo no olho 😜😉Ah, está melhor agora 😂😂 Desejo-lhe uma bela noite, meu querido 44 🌹😙

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