To Cherish


To cherish one in their childhood is to give

Must we empathize with our foes to forgive?

Slapdash ideation hoarded in a sieve

Spilled ink replenishing our will to live

To cherish one in their dotage is to give



This week the event is to Write a story or poem of 5 Lines or Less using the word give. Please drop by and join the fun at Patricia’s Place



  17 comments for “To Cherish

  1. 05/10/2017 at 6:47 pm

    What do I give when I have no more?
    When giving weakens our heart and our soul, it destroys.
    I have nothing more to give from deep within
    My soul is saddened, thus no more giving.

    Liked by 3 people

    • 05/10/2017 at 8:30 pm

      Sending hugs 🌼 🌸 🌺

      Liked by 1 person

      • 05/10/2017 at 10:05 pm

        If you GIVE me a hug, I will hold on tight
        Need a lot of hugs to get through tonight.
        I treasure what you Give, because I know you care
        Give and keep on Giving,
        You are a wonderful kind ‘Dear’

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      • 05/19/2017 at 8:18 am

        The past few weeks has taken me to the point of ‘no more’. Somehow though when I am totally at the brink of lowest there is still more to give from within. Thanks, appreciate your support … #regenerating

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  2. 05/11/2017 at 6:26 am

    Nice words Eugenia. Forgiveness is a great word but a difficult thing to give sometimes.

    Liked by 3 people

    • 05/11/2017 at 10:36 am

      Thank you Davy, and you are spot on about forgiveness. Easier said than done.

      Liked by 2 people

  3. 05/12/2017 at 6:48 pm

    Cherishing another at any time of their life, from childhood to dotage, is to give.

    Liked by 3 people

  4. 05/13/2017 at 10:23 pm

    Cherish, forgive, replenishing, all giving words. Much to ponder in your lines. Thanks for sharing with In Other Words.

    Liked by 1 person

  5. 05/14/2017 at 12:54 am

    You give much food for thought here. I need time to digest these lines. Thanks for sharing!

    Liked by 1 person

  6. 05/15/2017 at 11:43 am

    Love this!

    Liked by 1 person

    • 05/15/2017 at 12:19 pm

      Thank you, Lynn. Happy Mother’s Day. 💐 🌸 🌷


  7. 05/16/2017 at 11:56 am

    To give is the best gift that we can give
    for when we give we purchase ourselves some reprieve.

    Okay, I love your poem and had to chip in a bit 😉

    Liked by 2 people

    • 05/16/2017 at 4:00 pm

      You are welcome to chip in anytime. Nice addition, btw. 🌻


  8. Jerry Peri
    05/23/2017 at 5:02 am

    Beautiful poem. Deep thoughts about the gift of giving!
    I wrote a short piece on giving, link is


    • 05/23/2017 at 9:38 am

      Thank you and I love your inspiring piece. Good advice.

      Liked by 1 person

      • Jerry Peri
        05/23/2017 at 12:59 pm

        Thanks Eugenia

        Liked by 1 person

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