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The Fool

A person in love can become a fool
To all the emotions that are new
How can we tell a fool they must beware?
Of the things they might say and do.

Accept what is offered a love that is true
Accept it and hold it to your heart
A fool and his emotions a dangerous thing
Don’t let them make two lovers now part.

A Greek god has looks and the presence too
But the emotions he shows would not be like you
Handsome and beauty are just surface things
To the regret of many that bought golden rings

To love and be loved is a precious gift
Don’t look for things that aren’t there
Just love and be loved and honour and trust
To the love of your life just be fair.

©~GG~ 22/02/2103

Copyright © Mandy Tams The Golden Girl

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  1. Date: 2/27/2013 3:01:00 PM
    love your sincerity Mandy, i'm sure you are right,,, but would love the chance to become a fool, then i would know someone cared... great poetry Girl, love how you always manage to weave a wonderful message in your writing...

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 4:17:00 PM
    'To love and be loved'...That's it, that's all, nothing else...Thanks my friend - Tim

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 4:12:00 PM
    Enjoyed reading this one..Good advice contained therein..Thanks for your visit..Your comments were uplifting..I hope that this has been a good day for you..Sara

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 12:05:00 PM
    such words of wisdom here, my friend - congrats on all your wins too : )

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 9:08:00 AM
    Thanks for sharing this wonderful poem of yours my friend Mandy..can relate on the first line (^_^) thanks for your kind visit on my poem. have a blessed day always. Love, Maria :)

  1. Date: 2/23/2013 1:37:00 AM
    Hi Mandy much truth in this poem, as a fool i should know haha, have a great weekend my friend, all the best Owen

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 5:03:00 PM
    so true and wise, Mandy!! Great seeing you here today!! Keep those poems coming!

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 4:54:00 PM
    Yes honour and trust....beautiful poem.....great

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 3:49:00 PM
    so true, Mandy....i gots me a woman who loves me and i ain't never lettin' her go.......because she would find me...haha...joking. Love and respect is key to healthy relationships. Women desire love by nature. Men desire respect by nature. So, its easy for men to show respect before love and women to show love before respect, but each must give the other to their mate...and it can't be conditional. That's just my take on it, anyway. Enjoyed the poem!

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 1:20:00 PM
    Thanks so much for reading my Calling, I would love to read what you wrote for the contest. Please let me know. Light & Love

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 7:47:00 AM
    This is such a true write, an immensely factual and masterful poem my friend! I loved reading this amazing piece this morning, what a powerful poem, Great Work!!

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 7:44:00 AM
    Mandy a very wise message here and I like the poem, it works, have a great weekend...David

  1. Date: 2/22/2013 6:58:00 AM
    Wow Mandy an awesome write. Wisdom of love, less divorces, and broken hearts. Warm Smiles, Connie