Alora M. Knight

    Poems by Alora M. Knight

  • LOOKING OUT FOR OTHERS

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    • Posted 1 week, 4 days ago
    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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  • 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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  • The Time Of My Life

    • Published: August 30, 2018
    Making The Most Out Of What Time Is Left

    in Aging Poems

    I realize I've reached the time
    When it's very plain to see
    That I now must be selective
    In what my preferences will be.

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  • What Is Poetry?

    • Published: May 22, 2018
    Poem About What Poetry Can Do, What Is Poetry?

    in Creative Poems

    There is more to poetry
    Than rhythm and rhyme.
    It's a window to our souls,
    Undiminished by time.

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  • Alora M. Knight
  • 9 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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