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The other guy

I'm just a Guy with brown eyes, 
Those who know me say I'm nice. 
A friend of friends to begin, 
But I like to laugh and make you 
grin. 
My life is the same yet unlike most, 
Odd are the things worth a boast. 
And my achievements do not 
define, 
I'm like most that enjoys my life. 
I've lived and have loved deeply, 
Felt sadness and known what wrath 
be. 
Seen life from out many windows. 
Some from plans, cars, or hotels. 
Life is a step like passing days, 
Dinner has came from tables or 
trays. 
Love has left me speechless in 
silence, 
I've been treated like a bum to a 
prince. 
Stood in line, also bypassed to the 
front, 
Life can cause you to say, What! 
I'm down to earth which is 
humbling,
I'm only what this life has made me.
And even then I'm always changing,
The simple life of laughs and peace.
To enjoy my ups and coming 
blessings 
And knowing being down isn't 
everlasting. 
I'm just a Guy with brown eyes, 
A man as life could only define...

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  1. Date: 10/6/2013 9:45:00 AM
    Hi Jason... Congratulations on having your poem Featured on the soup's home page. Always & Forever *LINDA*

  1. Date: 10/2/2013 7:27:00 PM
    I think the structure or the flow was SLIGHTLY lacking in parts, but in saying that I think it's very relatable and I enjoyed it. It was very honest. :)

  1. Date: 10/1/2013 7:53:00 AM
    Very nice poem Jason; I hope you stay that way, I do not see that often anymore it seems. Thank your for sharing that piece.

  1. Date: 5/18/2012 12:07:00 PM
    I like down to earth people You sound nice!!

    Salinas Avatar Jason Salinas
    Date: 5/18/2012 12:11:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thank for the kind words and for taking time to read my poem about myself, take care