27 Nov 2014

A Lot to be Thankful For

I am thankful for the piles of laundry
Means I have clothes to wear
Thankful for the creaking floor-boards
I have a roof over my head.

I am thankful for the oven needing repair
Means I have bread to bake
Thankful for leftovers in the fridge
I have food on my plate.

I am thankful for the repeat prescriptions
Means I can care for my health
Thankful for the bills through the letterbox
I can share what little wealth.

I am thankful for all the clutter
Means I have enough space
Thankful for the lines and wrinkles
I am ageing with grace.

I am thankful for the duvet wars
Means I have a caring partner in my bed
Thankful for the tears and tantrums
I have a child loving me no end.



  1. A lovely poem - and a very healthy way of seeing the world! x

  2. Beautiful poem and a lovely positive way of being thankful for the things that can often frustrate us #theprompt

  3. Love this, such a positive take on all the little things, and a wonderful recognition that we have so much for be thankful for x Thank you so much for linking to #ThePrompt x

  4. Oh, this is absolutely gorgeous. Such a wonderful way to look at it all. We should all be more thankful of what we have! Great post!!

  5. Brilliant. I loved it. The line at the end actually brought tears to my eyes. Beautiful. x #ThePrompt

  6. Fabulous poem lovely, it encapsulates all the little things we take for granted but should be thankful for each and every day #ThePrompt


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