The Greatest Gift

Today’s poetic challenge is all about the acrostic, another of my favorite forms, and the topic is gifts:

Could I possibly be wealthier? Well,
Heck – sure,
If wealth
Lay in
Diamonds and gold. But true
Riches cannot be counted, nor
Entered in ledgers.
No, true wealth lies in those

kidsAround us, in friendships, in
Romances, but
Especially in children.

There is nothing sweeter than a
Hug from a sleepy toddler or an
Excited baby’s squeals of joy.

Go ahead and try…