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Only A Poet

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Only A Poet

Write me a smile with your magic word
And write it nice and wide
Write me a whisper, that's never been heard
To show what you're feeling inside

Write me a tear, as it runs down your cheek
Each time that you need to cry
Write me strength, when you're feeling weak
Or love that will make me sigh

Write me the anger, when it doesn't go your way
Or contentment, each time that it does
Write me tomorrow, instead of today
Or maybe the way that it was

Write me your heartache, with all of your pain
When your heart's been broken in two
Then write me the pieces of you that remain
For I need to feel them too

Write me the morning and evening skies
Or maybe even noon or night
Whatever emotion your lonely heart cries
Like only a poet can write

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  1. Date: 10/2/2011 7:59:00 PM
    Very profound, my friend. Enjoyed. Nice going. Ralph

  1. Date: 9/29/2011 1:18:00 PM
    What a beauty....Im crazy about this piece. Well done. BG

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 9:23:00 PM
    great piece! glad you gave me and plenty others the opportunity to read.

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 8:57:00 PM
    Excellent poem

  1. Date: 9/28/2011 8:49:00 PM
    Well written, Larry. I enjoyed this. Kim