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Do Not Judge Me For Who I am Today,For I Will Be Different Tomorrow, Again
by Kathleen L. McDonald

Friday, May 27, 2011
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People change as circumstances change

 

 

 

Today I wander down one road, a road filled with natures’ splendor

Colors abound as my eyes traverse the valley below gazing at the

Meandering ripples skirting the rocks in the stream

 

Flowers show their glory as they dance on raindrops gleaming in the

Morning mist, just before the sun comes up to dry their sleepy eyes

Waving to their neighbors as they open up their arms to its warmth

 

As the day wears on and night slowly steals in to darken the skies

The moon glow gently slips over the valley and closes sleepy eyes

The rustle of the wind lulling all to sleep with her soft sighs

 

Day breaks with thunder roaring in its anger over the land

Darkened clouds overcast the valley flowers in quickened speed

Winds whipping all of nature into a frenzy of deceit

 

Morning mist turns into dense fog and slips its cloak over all

the valley below. While flowers weep softly in sorrow their

stems bent to ward off the anger of the threatening storm

 

So it is with life as we travel through each new day

Changing as we learn its lessons along the way

For there is no limit to life’s happiness and pain

Only the knowledge that is to be gained

 

Today I walk on rainbows up into the sky with a smile

For happiness fills my heart and soul

Opening the shutters of my mind to let in its new

and exciting day’s soft glow

 

Do not judge me by who I am today, for I will be different tomorrow

Life is a merry-go-round, full of adventure and joy

It is up to me to decide how and when I want to ride

 

Take me as I am as day turns into night

For tomorrows adventures will determine

How I will brace myself to face the new light

 

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Reviewed by Barbara Henry 5/9/2012
Lovely work Kathleen,you've expressed a vitally important point(Poem's title) so very well!
Continued success~
Barbara J. Henry
Reviewed by Janna Hill 9/15/2011
Especially love the line ...toaday I walk on rainbows..
Janna
Reviewed by Regis Auffray 6/6/2011
So it is with life as we travel through each new day
Changing as we learn its lessons along the way
For there is no limit to life’s happiness and pain
Only the knowledge that is to be gained

Thank you for sharing the wisdom of your verses in this unique manner, Kathi. Love and best wishes to you,

Regis
Reviewed by JMS Bell 5/31/2011
I SUPPOSE YOU ARE RIGHT...WE CHANGE ACCORDING TO WHAT IS GOING ON IN OUR LIVES. THANK GOD THAT HE NEVER CHANGES AND IT IS HIS POWER IN OUR LIVES THAT KEEPS US...IN SPITE OF OURSELVES. HIS WORD SAYS, 'I WILL KEEP HIM IN PERFECT PEACE, HE WHO KEEPS HIS MIND STAYED ON ME' THIS IS A BEAUTIFUL PROMISE AND...HE KEEPS HIS PROMISES, ALWAYS. THANKS FOR SHARING. LOVE, BLESSINGS & FAITH...
JOYCE * HIS INSPIRATIONS
Reviewed by Rose Rideout 5/29/2011
I never thought of life like this Kathleen but you are so very true with each new day comes changes.

Newfie hugs, Rose
Reviewed by Felix Perry 5/29/2011
Very well written and also very wise...it is true we all have the ability and power to change.
fee
Reviewed by Chantilly Lace (Reader) 5/28/2011
Lovely writing sweet lady...Hugsss
Reviewed by Mark Lichterman 5/28/2011
What wonderful words, Kathleen. As in life day into night and night into day; each bringing a different view and a different you. Great, emotional reading, my hazel eyed friend.
Mark
Reviewed by George MacLean Akurunwa 5/28/2011
We change but God does not change and as we tend towards God we begin to be like Him. Good piece. Thanks.
Reviewed by Clarence Prince 5/28/2011
A lovely job, Kathleen! This poem is a real beauty to read,
As I read it, I've enjoyed it so very much, as it flows so smoothly all the way throughout....
Reviewed by George Carroll 5/27/2011
Wonderful imagery and use of metaphors to bring this poem to life and throw a challenge at tomorrow.



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