Best Things in Life (Poem)

By Les Henson.

Photo by KAL VISUALS on Unsplash

The best things in life

are unassuming and ordinary.

The smile of a mother

and the laughter of children.

A long walk

in the early morning.

An evening with mates

amid the cut-an-thrust of debate.

The simplest of meals

eaten with family and friends.

Watching a wild sea

as it crashes on the rocks.

Reading a good book,

curled up on the couch.

The warmth of the sun

after the recesses of winter.

It is the simple things in life

that make life so worthwhile.

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