Family Of Ten

January 16, 2009
By Matthew Penna, Miami, FL

Worthy of warring from sunset to dawn
Or the yellow coverings we obtain?
Worth living technologic’lly foregone;
And living life with a money constraint?
The food that we eat is cherished greatly.
And we know not when we will meet again.
Living through the tribulations lately;
Is life worth living when there’s only pain?
As books need words we need one another.
There’s never a shortage of love and care,
For it is provided with each other.
To feel bliss must you be a millionaire?
And yet it is certainly worth it when
You’re living with a family of ten.

The author's comments:
What inspired me to write this poem was my family. I have ten brothers and sisters and somtimes times are tough, but overall it all works out for the better and i just wanted to express this in a poem.

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This article has 2 comments.

SMWells said...
on Nov. 18 2010 at 8:25 am
I live in a family of thirteen. So I undersand.

lelegirl said...
on Feb. 14 2009 at 3:12 pm
Wow, this poem is amazing, its true and you really have to live with ten brothers and/or sisters. You love them so nothing can damage that. -God bless you


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