Alora M. Knight

    Poems by Alora M. Knight

  • Harmony

    • Published: December 13, 2018
    The Need To Be More Tolerant

    in Compassion Poems

    Outside my window flowers bloom
    In a rampant disarray.
    They pay no heed to color schemes
    In their wonderful display.

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  • Planting Seeds

    • Published: December 13, 2018
    The Pain That Prejudice Brings

    in Compassion Poems

    I was in a room the other day
    Where seeds were being planted.
    I could only hope and pray
    Their growth would not be granted.

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    • Posted on 10/05/18
    Helping Those In Need

    in Current Events Poems

    What does it take to be a volunteer?
    Must you travel afar, or is there someplace near
    Where there is a need that is evident--
    Where someone would think you were heaven sent

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  • True Friendship

    • Published: September 19, 2018
    Appreciating Friendship

    in Life Long Friend Poems

    It isn't the years,
    It isn't the tears
    That makes life worthwhile.
    It's the memories that grew

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    Memories, people, and places are the three very important ingredients around which some great poems have been woven. At present, I am unable to recall the titles, but I very well remember our...

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  • A Gift To Share

    • Published: August 4, 2018
    Sharing A Smile And Being Cheerful

    in Compassion Poems

    I was given a smile the other day
    From someone who passed me on their way.
    I wasn't sure what I should do.
    Perhaps, I'll leave it up to you.

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  • Alora M. Knight
  • 11 months ago

I was very touched by this poem because it reflects how I feel. I'm 97 and have witnessed so much. I believe we can brighten the day, no matter what the circumstances are. My greatest treasure is the file of letters I have received from all over the world (thanks to Family Friends Poems) that let me know that people have been amused, comforted, or inspired by what I wrote.

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