Poetry by Jeff Green

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What really counts

by cricketjeff on November 1, 2010.  © Jeff Green, All rights reserved

I have a rule for every day
That helps to keep the blues at bay
Whatever other voices say
It’s “only good days count”

My life is thus a sea of smiles
(though some are isolated isles)
But every memory beguiles
Since only good days count

We start the game without a score
Our bottoms settled on the floor
And every moment adds some more
As only good days count

This way to play means I must win
It gives my life a better spin
And you’ll agree when you begin
To only count good days