The Day

Whatever’s going to happen is going to happen,

I shouldn’t worry but I do,

I don’t worry as much as I used to,

Go with the flow of the day,

I can prepare and I can pray it’s still out of my control,

I have a firm hold of God’s hands,

A grasp on my on reality,

I know whats going on around me,

There’s nothing I can do.

About csincere

How long have you been writing poetry? -Over 20+years. How did you first discover poetry? - I discovered poetry by accident around 8 or 9 years old. I was taking a science test and there was a question about the moon. My answer was in kind of poetic form and the teacher thought it was great. My answer was " The moon is like a flashlight and the sun turns it on". After that I kept writing poetry and started to read a lot of books. I also listen to a bunch of music, all kinds of music. Mainly R&B music. I put song lyrics in the exact same category as poetry. When did you first get anything published? -I was 12, a family member was in a contest at work. She was 16 years old working at a clothing store in the mall. It was a tshirt contest. They had to write a slogan or a poem. I wrote it she won, I got nothing except a bigger interest in poetry. I still remember some of the poem " Thank you expiration, For all your dedication, Throughout the years, You have dried tears, You've always been there, To protect and care" . that's all I remember. Why do you write? - 1. It helps me with stress. 2. I like being heard. 3. I love poetry I see some of my poetry like abstract art. I know what I'm feeling when I write them but I want the meaning to be open to interpretation. Also poetry as art to me not competition, every poet that loves poetry is great. I just love to write poetry, everything I write isn't about me personally. I just try to think of how I would feel in different situations. So even though every poem isn't about me it's still my feelings.
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3 Responses to The Day

  1. worldphoto12 says:

    Grazie Mamma
    Grazie mamma
    perché mi hai dato
    la tenerezza delle tue carezze,
    il bacio della buona notte,
    il tuo sorriso premuroso,
    la dolce tua mano che mi dà sicurezza.
    Hai asciugato in segreto le mie lacrime,
    hai incoraggiato i miei passi,
    hai corretto i miei errori,
    hai protetto il mio cammino,
    hai educato il mio spirito,
    con saggezza e con amore
    mi hai introdotto alla vita.
    E mentre vegliavi con cura su di me
    trovavi il tempo
    per i mille lavori di casa.
    Tu non hai mai pensato
    di chiedere un grazie.
    Grazie mamma.
    Judith Bond

  2. Tom says:

    Amen! It is out of my control, but is in God’s control. Thank you for sharing this great poem.

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