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A Shoulder To Cry On

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Below is the poem entitled A Shoulder To Cry On which was written by poet Jack Ellison. Please feel free to comment on this poem. However, please remember, PoetrySoup is a place of encouragement and growth.

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A Shoulder To Cry On



What would we do without friendships It'd sure be a lonely existence Life would have no meaning, no purpose No one to brag to for instance To brag about all our many successes To talk to when things go wrong A shoulder to cry on every once in a while We don't always sing happy songs It's really quite normal and actually healthy These feelings of angst and despair It wouldn't be normal if we're always upbeat So it's good to be able to share Why do we need these really close friends Kind of obvious wouldn't you think No one's a solitary ship on the ocean Need friends to help in a wink That's why this site is so important to me The friendships I've made in a year Are hard to replace, this unique li'l group Your friendships I hold very dear © Jack Ellison 2013

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  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:51:00 PM
    So true we all need that shoudler to cry on. Great writing.

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/12/2013 4:00:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    I appreciate you kind remarks, Teresa! Thank you... hugs, Jack xoxox
  1. Date: 5/11/2013 10:11:00 AM
    I like this, everyone needs a shoulder to cry on. Jack, thank you for all the nice and lovely visits in the past. After seeing and hearing the things that go on in this world, gives me reason to pray and never take my true poet friends for granted. Enjoy the greatest people and things in life. Have yourself a wonderful and lovely Mother's Day. Lots of Luv & Hugs *LINDA

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 10:44:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That is so very sweet dear Linda! When you get to be my age, you realize life has had it's ups and downs, but the good far outweighs the bad. Hooray for life... it's a great run! Still got a long way to go yet... love ya, Linda! Big huggeroonies xoxoxox
  1. Date: 5/11/2013 9:25:00 AM
    Oh Jack...you are a sweetheart! I love reading your work to help me through my tough times. I've been offered a shoulder to cry on from someone here and you don't know how good that makes me feel...cause...I often need me a good cry. Now I have you too! :) Hugs!!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 9:46:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    ... big hugs, your shoulder to cry on, Jack xoxoxox
    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 9:36:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOW! WOW! WOW! How fortunate I am to earn such wonderful heartfelt praise! To know my words help you through is an unbelievable feeling of joy in my heart! Thank you sweetie... big hugs, your should to cry on, Jack xoxoxox
  1. Date: 5/11/2013 8:19:00 AM
    Dragon cried on my shoulder and the weight was too heavy to bear, so I wound up on the floor. He cried buckets of tears that had me swimming, really! For he'd lost his Chameleon Dogasaurus pet, Lolly by name. I whistled and she woke up in the middle of my bed, and changed to look exzactly like dragon... Dragon gave a hoot and a sigh, as he trampled over me to get to her. She's such a sweet little tease as she mimics dragon every day. I just wish he hadn't taught her to poop on my beloved car...

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 9:43:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    Those guys have super powers! Have you ever thought of talking to Steven Spielberg about making a move! LOL xoxoxoxo
  1. Date: 5/11/2013 7:09:00 AM
    Jack provides the Soul Food for the Heart...."LAUGHTER"....so thanks

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 9:16:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    That is so sweet my dear Judy Konos! Your kind words always make my day... a big hug from me to youse! xoxoxox
  1. Date: 5/11/2013 6:55:00 AM
    This is such a tender and heartfelt write my friend! And I consider you a great friend here on the Soup, I always enjoy reading you poetry and I feel like I know the inner you whenever I read your works! You have enlightened me so much by your wonderful poetry, you have brought me smiles at the start of my days, that I'm grateful for! Even if I have a gloomy day, I can always depend on Jack to cheer me up that morning! With this poem you didn't disappoint! What a delightful piece, Great Work!!

    Ellison Avatar Jack Ellison
    Date: 5/11/2013 9:41:00 AM Block poet from commenting on your poetry


    WOW! You are what I call a true friend, my good man! I call always count on you to cheer me up with your very eloquent words of praise! You are certainly one-of-kind! Thank you for being my friend!