So Many Things

by jimowensjr

So many things

In life to try,

Things to do

Not things to buy;

 

 

I’ve thrown away,

But keep the stuff,

Of that I cannot

Get quite enough;

 

Music, memories,

And friends of old,

These are in life,

The purest gold;

 

 

Safely stored,

They do not fade,

Nor rot or rust;

Of this is what life is made.

 

 

Even heartache,

Loss and sorrow,

Fill a life

With rich tomorrow.

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