Oh Yes We Can!!!!!

Updated on March 23, 2020

All around us wherever we are

People are worried;can we cope?


All around us whoever we are

Blurred is life’s kaleidoscope.


Doubting one’s strength is no way

We must avoid that slippery slope.


The message here is so clear

Holding on to faith and hope.


Coronavirus we will beat you

Onwards with hope we’ll fight through

Raise our heads and stand up strong

Onwards and upwards our journey along

Never ever losing heart

A strength so great from the start

Voices loud will combat fear

Indecisions will not interfere

Round the world our message clear

United and victorious stands the clan

Sharing the message “Oh yes we can!”

I have a day off from my work as a domiciliary carer today and seeing as the sun is shining my afternoon is going to be spent in the garden giving the plants that are starting to burst into life a little TLC. It is important to carry on nurturing the beautiful things in life.

Lots of love to you all from my little corner of Wales.

Stay strong and stay safe.

Mother Nature continues to work her magic in my garden.

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      Eric Dierker 

      3 days ago from Spring Valley, CA. U.S.A.

      A wonderful tribute to our spirit.

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      Adrienne Farricelli 

      12 days ago

      Gardening is such a great way to cope with uncertainties and relax. Spring has sprung no matter what. I love your poem and how it urges us to maintain hope.

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      Dora Weithers 

      2 weeks ago from The Caribbean

      "The message here is so clear." Faith and Hope not Doubt. Today, my island has confirmed its first two cases. Praying for their survival.

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      Liz Westwood 

      2 weeks ago from UK

      What a positive and uplifting message so cleverly woven into this poem. I hope you keep well.

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      Ruby Jean Richert 

      2 weeks ago from Southern Illinois

      Your words are so uplifting and that's what we need now. We must stay strong have hope and together we will win. Beautiful Eddy!

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      2 weeks ago from Kanab, Utah

      Incredible article...im gonna definitely share this one!!!! This is what we all need to hear

      "Onwards eith hooe we'll fight through!!"

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      Lorna Lamon 

      2 weeks ago

      Just looking at your beautiful flowers gives me hope Eddy. A wonderful uplifting poem - just what we need. Keep safe in Wales.

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      Shauna L Bowling 

      2 weeks ago from Central Florida

      Eddy, I love the positive energy of this poem. And your garden is as beautiful as you are!

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      2 weeks ago from Wales

      Thank you Rinita,Bill,Devika,Pam,Karen,RoadMonkey,Alicia and Linda. Each comment greatly appreciated. Stay safe everyone xxx

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      Linda Crampton 

      2 weeks ago from British Columbia, Canada

      I love your message of hope, Eddy. It's very encouraging.

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      2 weeks ago from USA

      A very positive message

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      2 weeks ago

      Yes we can - echoes of Bob the Builder. Very positive.

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      Karen A Szklany 

      2 weeks ago from New England

      Lovely poem & pictures, Eddy!

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      Pamela Oglesby 

      2 weeks ago from Sunny Florida

      I live the positive message in your poetry. The poetry is just beautiful The pictures of your flowers are also beautiful I particularly love the daffodils.

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      Devika Primić 

      2 weeks ago from Dubrovnik, Croatia

      there is always hope and keep positive just be yourself and enjoy the moment.

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      Bill Holland 

      2 weeks ago from Olympia, WA

      I will not listen to negative attitudes. We can and we will make it through this.Thanks for the affirmation this morning, and blessings to you always.

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      Rinita Sen 

      2 weeks ago

      Beautiful garden, Eddy. Yes,we will sail through this.


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