to whom it may concern: thank you!

most in my case would be moaning and pissing;
constantly fussing, and non stop bitching!
with no job and no car and no cash on hand
i have to admit, to some, it doesn’t sound grand.
but me, i’m not gonna quelp about these things;
instead, i’ll be thankful for all that life brings.
like the true love of a woman who tends to my needs
and my tree of life, and my many fresh seeds
and the food in the kitchen, that keeps us fed
and the big ass t.v. at the foot of our bed
and our dogs, they’re so loving, and just full of fun
and the deck that we sit on while we watch them run
and the grandson that lights up a room with his smile
and the stuff that needs doing, and keeps me busy a while
i consider myself blessed, and i’m thankful for all this
but i’m most thankful my lot is not worse than it is
‘cause i’ve been homeless and hungry and alone
i’ve spent more than one lonely christmas by the phone
i’ve wasted holidays in jail, instead of with friends
and i’m thankful i don’t have to worry about those things ever again

to whom it may concern: thank you! by 

i am notoriously glum during the “holiday season”; and i have been for as long as i can remember. this year i decided to take stock in the things i’ve got, instead of the things i don’t; and be happy for the next month or so instead of being a humbug. wish me luck!

i’m just another maniac trying to get along as best i can in a cold and crazy world.

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  • hollypaino
    hollypainoover 4 years ago

    You go sweetheart…! Knowing is half the battle. Much love to you and Candace xoxox

  • supernan
    supernanover 4 years ago

    Beautiful write x

  • Misunderstood24
    Misunderstood24over 4 years ago

    Really powerful.
    On the other hand, I thank you.
    love and hugs

  • galaticos
    galaticosover 4 years ago

    Smiling here MM…….. oul grandad ye

  • Jimmy Joe
    Jimmy Joeover 4 years ago

    keep shining~!

  • Cosimo Piro
    Cosimo Piroover 4 years ago

    tend to those small things Mohawk, the rest will follow. Good cheers to you.

  • Rocky Loder
    Rocky Loderover 4 years ago

    good stuff man…take care…

  • Linda Bianic
    Linda Bianicover 4 years ago

    Bravo!! Christmas should not be about things, but about the people we love in our lives,,, the ones always there for us, no matter what,,,,
    ……I am thankful everyday for my family and friends,,,, they give me joy,, a shoulder to cry on,,,make me laugh,,,
    ……………..try to get that from a fancy wrapped box!!
    hugz,, and Merry Christmas!! :))) xxooxx

  • rubyjo
    rubyjoover 4 years ago

    oh yeah- living the positive attitude MM- you and scarlett have something many only hope for- have a great Tday, I can almost smell the food cooking over there. (btw- i’m cooking a deer roast- yes ME!!!! ) lol

  • sandra22
    sandra22over 4 years ago

    That’s what I call putting a positive spin on our lives.
    Fantastic uplifting read

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