Christopher Columbus‘Whose Life Improved?’ by Michael Charles Maibach The Society October 10, 2021 Poetry 7 Comments . What do you do? What mission’s yours? Come now, be true: Which soul now stirs? Who do you serve? Whose life improved? What cause advanced? What harms removed? What’s made better? What gifts appeared? Who smiled again? Which hearts endeared? When you are done, When days grow few, Once goals are reached, What shall you do? Give thanks for work, For those you served, For lessons learned, For faith preserved. We’re on this earth For time so brief, Make all here better, Add love, not grief. . . Michael Charles Maibach began writing poems at age nine. Since then he has continued writing poems, and sharing them with friends. His career has involved global business diplomacy. He is a native of Peoria, Illinois. Today Michael resides in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. More of his poems are found at www.MaibachPoems.us or on Facebook. NOTE: The Society considers this page, where your poetry resides, to be your residence as well, where you may invite family, friends, and others to visit. Feel free to treat this page as your home and remove anyone here who disrespects you. Simply send an email to email@example.com. Put “Remove Comment” in the subject line and list which comments you would like removed. The Society does not endorse any views expressed in individual poems or comments and reserves the right to remove any comments to maintain the decorum of this website and the integrity of the Society. Please see our Comments Policy here. Share this:Click to share on Twitter (Opens in new window)Click to share on Facebook (Opens in new window)Click to print (Opens in new window)Click to share on LinkedIn (Opens in new window)Click to share on WhatsApp (Opens in new window)Click to email this to a friend (Opens in new window)Click to share on Pinterest (Opens in new window) 7 Responses Joe Tessitore October 10, 2021 What better Sunday read? Reply jd October 10, 2021 So true! Enjoyed the uplift. Reply James Sale October 10, 2021 Very good advice – thanks Michael! Reply Michael C. Maibach October 13, 2021 Thanks James! I hope to see you and Linda one day soon! Michael Reply James Sale October 13, 2021 Me too Michael!!! Patricia Redfern October 12, 2021 So very well constructed. Being grateful for all who served.is a great message. Patricia Reply Patricia Redfern October 12, 2021 Great verses…, Reply Leave a Reply Cancel ReplyYour email address will not be published.CommentName* Email* Website Notify me of follow-up comments by email. Notify me of new posts by email. This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.