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It’s the simple things that make life special
A cool breeze on a warm summer day
One that soothes the heat that makes
you freckle
That makes you feel loved in a warm and comforting way

It’s the simple things that make life sweet
The smell of summer honeysuckle that climbs the mailboxes I pass on my bike
While smiling at the rainbow of butterflies
I meet
So different yet so alike

It’s the simple things that bring us joy
The way my favorite horse wiggles his nose when he sees me
His face lit up like a child’s when he sees
a toy
As the large flies buzz like a bee

It’s the simple things that make us smile
Like the horizon as sea meets sky
Two perfect shades of blue invite you to stay a while
As the sound of the waves allows you to fly

It’s the simple things that make a life
worth living,
Knowing that if we could live forever we’d only barely discover life
Realizing that while the universe takes away, it is always giving
And most of all that you are loved

This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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livelovesmile said...
Sept. 17, 2011 at 11:14 am:

Very magical feel to it. Love it!

Please comment and rate my new poem "Safe On A Cloud"!! I would really appreciate it! Thanks!

 
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Zero_K This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. said...
Nov. 14, 2009 at 6:53 pm:
This is sweet, and completely true. I love it.
-Blessed Be!
+++ZERO+++
 
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Brittany=) said...
Jul. 26, 2009 at 4:41 pm:
Very true; I agree it is the simple things that make a life; Nice poem !*
 
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