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Simple man

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Below is the poem entitled Simple man which was written by poet Robert Whitby. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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Simple man


I am a man, polished and refined

there's mystery in my eyes not easily defined

I command my respect not with aggression

not physical prowess or possession

My will is of kindness, strength and transcendence

not ill will, ego and vengeance.

I have no need to impress anyone else

I have confidence, trust and respect in myself

No need to beat down and belittle another

I use my strength to lift up my brother

I will conquer my addictions, my demons and fears

growing ever stronger throughout my years

I will never stand idle and sit on a shelf

I will forge temper and master myself

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  1. Date: 10/21/2012 9:45:00 AM
    Well done.

    Whitby Avatar Robert Whitby
    Date: 11/11/2012 6:56:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


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  1. Date: 10/20/2012 9:55:00 PM
    Nice piece reminds me of some of my work style

    Whitby Avatar Robert Whitby
    Date: 11/11/2012 6:57:00 PM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Thanks, I'll check some of your poems out.