AuthorsDen.com  Join | Login 

     Popular! Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry
Where Authors and Readers come together!

Signed Bookstore | Authors | eBooks | Books | Stories | Articles | Poetry | Blogs | News | Events | Reviews | Videos | Success | Gold Members | Testimonials

Featured Authors: Tiffany Turner, iTina Tessina, iKathy L Wheeler / Kae Elle Wheeler, iGraham whittaker, iTobias Roote, iBeverly Mahone, iStanley Ely, i
  Home > Philosophy > Poetry
Popular: Books, Stories, Articles, Poetry     

Regina Pounds

· Become a Fan
  Notify me of new titles
  added by this author.

· 79 titles
· 1,413 Reviews
· Share with Friends!
· Save to My Library
·
Member Since: Mar, 2001

   Sitemap
   My Blog
   Contact Author
   Read Reviews

Newsletter
Subscribe to the Regina Pounds Newsletter. Enter your name and email below and click "sign me up!"
Name:
Email:


Books
· Leonora: Tulips in Winter

· Theo's Ghost

· Lord Eaglebeak

· The Any Agency: Wild Violets


Articles
· Book Buyer Beware

· The Gordonator Precision Search Engine

· How to Critique a manuscript (even your own)


Poetry
· Satchmo sings

· The March Winds

· My place

· Silent Salute

· Prost Neujahr!

· Solo

· An opportunity lost

· Rainy Mornings

· just do it, get to it

· Easter

         More poetry...
News
· Setting ReginaPounds.com Free

· Pesky URL problem

· Second Editions available now

· Wild Violets more widely available now

· Wild Violets available now

Regina Pounds, click here to update your web pages on AuthorsDen.

  Lasting Impact
by Regina Pounds
Sunday, April 19, 2009
Not rated by the Author.

Share   Print   Save Become a Fan


Recent poems by Regina Pounds
•  Satchmo sings
•  The March Winds
•  Me, Cat
•  Cupids at Play
•  Basics
           >> View all 72


A remark made by a stranger stayed with me...


A stranger once wrote to me:

"I can be a formidable enemy"

Somehow this remark made me sad

Had he but written:

"I can be a formidable friend"

I would have been glad

This tidbit from a brief email exchange

Stuck in my mind

Throughout several years

It contains a kernel of fears

And the reminder: one must be kind

It is part of the essence of finding purpose in life:

Does one want to live

Holding grudges?

Or does one want to forgive?

 

RDP 2009

 

 




Want to review or comment on this poem?
Click here to login!


Need a FREE Reader Membership?
Click here for your Membership!




Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 10/22/2009
Lots of food to chew on in this one. Very good write...

Anna
Reviewed by William Bonilla 5/31/2009
Just be careful Gina
of strangers in Cyber space
Love & Peace be with you

William
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 4/26/2009
You make some very valid points here, Gina. Thank you. Love and blessings,

Regis
Reviewed by John Domino 4/24/2009
Well done! This poem speaks volumes in a few verses.
Bravo1
Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 4/19/2009
Happy thoughts Gina!!!! !!! Jasmin Horst
Reviewed by Phyllis Jean Green 4/19/2009
Right on target!! This is e x c e l l e n t, my f r i e n d. Here's to better days. . .ASAP!! <3 Pea <3 ~~~~PS: Hope u got my messages at Plaxo. Love you!

Books by
Regina Pounds



Leonora: Tulips in Winter

Buy Options
Signed copy!
Amazon, more..




The Any Agency: Wild Violets

Buy Options
Signed copy!
Amazon, more..




Theo's Ghost

Buy Options
Signed copy!
Amazon, more..




Lord Eaglebeak

Buy Options
Signed copy!
Amazon, more..



Popular
Poetry
(Philosophy)
  1. Life after Life...?
  2. Does infinity exist...?
  3. Without imitating self...
  4. Whine & simian...
  5. Blessings
  6. Bullwhip
  7. Winding down...
  8. Wipe out...
  9. Bear with me...
  10. Knowing Not
  11. Snow Flakes
  12. Darkness covers everything in darkness..
  13. Let There Be Peace - Lenten Homily
  14. The Examined Life
  15. Drugs, yes, I use them, what’s it to ya…?
  16. Turn of the Worm
  17. In Search of Virtue
  18. Open Sky
  19. Expiration date...
  20. Dem Bones...

Authors alphabetically: A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T U V W X Y Z

Featured Authors | New to AuthorsDen? | Add AuthorsDen to your Site
Share AD with your friends | Need Help? | About us


Problem with this page?   Report it to AuthorsDen
© AuthorsDen, Inc. All rights reserved.