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  • I try to say thank you
    when people do kind things for me.
    I am not perfect.
    My thank yous are often late,
    but I do try.

    My thank yous are sometimes a piece of writing.
    A short story,
    a piece of prose.
    Even if not brilliantly written or
    treasured forever
    I think it shows I have put in some thought and effort.

    I like to put things in the post.
    A notecard,
    a small gift or photograph.
    I love getting nice post,
    so I hope other people feel the same.
    A nice treat in amongst all the junk, bills and dreariness.

    I like to send a message or an email.
    I sometimes find I can’t express myself in a text message,
    I like full words and punctuation too much.
    But a nice email or facebook message can be a thoughtful thank you.

    I have had a bit of a moan about people who don’t say thank you
    Something I have come across surprisingly often.
    Whereas others have gone out of their way to say thank you to me.

    So I wanted to share how I say thank you with you.
    Not perfect.
    But still trying...
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