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A Lot to be Thankful For

Grace, age 14


I have a lot to be thankful for:

Warm wind, green grass, an ocean that looks like
liquid
glass,
On a hot day a bit of shade and a glass of cold
lemonade,
The ability to run and jump and climb trees,
grasshoppers and fuzzy bumblebees.
Small white toadstools and my choice of schools,
Corn on the cob and if I want - a job,
Music, books, shows on T.V., birds, sunshine, a dark
angry sea,
Time to play or to relax, a dentist, a doctor, a pair
of contacts,
Food, clothes, a house that's a home, the taste of
sugar and fresh honeycomb,
Lupines, daisies, flowering foxglove, friends, family,
and most of all love.
Thank you, Lord, for what I've got, and help me help
those who have not.