Your Gift

–About Life, Love And Living

There is no greater beauty than a beauty shared,

The sun setting reflected on a still mountain lake,

The smell of jasmine and roses,

The sound of beautiful music,

The wind blowing your hair on a Spring morning.

All these things have an even greater beauty when experienced with the person you love.


The colors are more vibrant,

The scents more fragrant,

The music becomes more intense,

The wind more caressing and joy is even more heartfelt.


The is no greater beauty than the beauty of love that I share with you.

It is life, love, and living seen now through our eyes.

A life shared is a better life, and I owe that to you, your gift to me.

Larry Tyler
Larry Tyler
Awaken the possibilities … then unleash them. After 55 years of successful retail management, I have returned to my passion of writing. I write Poetry, Storytelling, and Short Stories. As a child, I grew up on front porch storytelling. I would sit and listen to my Dad and his brothers tell these great stories that were captivating, and I always wanted to hear more. I wanted to experience the things they talked about. I started writing at a young age and reading everything I could get my hands on. At twelve years old I started a storytelling group and several of my friends became writers or poets. At 16 I hopped box cars and worked the tobacco fields, orange groves, picked cotton, and spent many nights around a campfire listing to life stories. Someone once asked me why I wrote. It consumes an amazing amount of time and I assure you it is not going to make me rich. I write so that my children can touch and feel my words telling of the ones that came before us and the stories they told me. These are the chronicles of our family and even though they come from my childhood memories and are deeply rooted in a child’s remembrance at least they may feel what it was like in the time before them and cherish the things the elders left behind. I am a Columnist & Featured Contributor, BIZCATALYST360 and I have The Writers Café, a group on LinkedIn that features Poets, Writers, Artists, Photographers, and Musicians . On Facebook I have two groups and one page; Dirt Road Storytelling, From Abandoned To Rescue Dogs And Cats, and About Life, Love And Living. As writers, it is true that we honestly do not know what we hold within us until we unleash it. When our words inspire others only then will inspiration return to the writer. I will spend my twilight years in search of the next story, the next poem, and the next image. I will take the time to enjoy my Wife, our Dogs, and Cats, and our amazing new home and I will always find the time to walk down a dirt road I truly hope is that I never have to read another book on Leadership, be on a conference call or see another plan o gram as these were the tool for what I did in life and not about who I am.


  1. Larry, I don’t recall ever seeing you write a poem before. There is no greater love than the love between a man and his wife or a parent to their child (ren). Thank you, Larry, for bringing in a new day with the beauty you created. Stay safe and well.