Below is the poem entitled 'A Listener's Ear' which was written by poet
Neels. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.
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I can pretend that I walked in your shoes
but that is not what you want.
You want someone to listen,
not necessarily give advice
but just be a shoulder
I couldn't see it at that moment
now that I need a listener's ear
I get your need back then.
In a nutshell, I can finally say
I walked in your shoes
but not with the same worries you had,
I can identify more with your need
for a shoulder to lean on then
the advice we so readily give or get -