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'Can I hold your hand'

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'Can I hold your hand'

Can I hold your hand? Just until your smile returns? Promise not to hold too tight In case you feel smothered A hint of the tears you shed Still visible – a testimony of your pain Your wall went up again I can feel it; you pushing at it Pushing every one away I will not feel wounded I will not force you to talk I know you need your space Can I hold your hand? Until your smile returns

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  1. Date: 10/5/2014 9:43:00 AM
    I saw this on the front page... it is a sweet and tender offer of friendship. To not be hurt when someone pushes you away, but instead to see their pain... and to wait patiently, and to continue offering your hand... that is true friendship.

  1. Date: 10/5/2014 7:02:00 AM
    Wilma, this is absolutely beautiful!!

  1. Date: 10/6/2013 9:48:00 AM
    I appreciate your poems inspiration, bless you.

  1. Date: 7/25/2013 6:21:00 AM
    So elegantly beautiful.... It brought to mind one I wrote some time ago... You might like "Brush Away The Tear" posted in my portfolio. I really enjoyed the entry. I felt so peaceful and content after reading it.... Jake

  1. Date: 7/8/2013 2:31:00 PM
    Wilma, this is so touching and beautiful. Your friends and loved ones are very lucky to have you in their lives. hugs

  1. Date: 7/1/2013 5:49:00 AM
    Excellent. Very touching write. Lovely. Enjoyed. Tfs

  1. Date: 6/28/2013 1:50:00 AM
    this is a very tender piece. You are such a sincere person, Wilma.

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 5:27:00 PM
    Wilma, a gentle easy poem putting heartfelt emotion into words. Perfection :)

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 3:25:00 PM
    This is sweet. Great poem!

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 2:07:00 PM
    Absolutely beautiful. The innocence behind these lines are hypnotic.

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 12:12:00 PM
    i go mellow over this fantastic piece, wilms... you shine!... beautiful!..:) huggs

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 9:33:00 AM
    This is such a tenderhearted write my friend! I really loved reading this enlightening and caring poem this morning! What a phenomenal piece, such a grandiose poem, Great work!!

  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:46:00 AM
    As soon as I read the title, I was like, "yes, you can hold my hand"...After reading it I was definitely wanting you to hold my hand.. :) It seems as though you are actually speaking to me..I love how "real" this is...absolutely an awesome write!! Hugs

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  1. Date: 6/27/2013 8:25:00 AM
    such a sweet and lovely write, just as we all need a hug every now and than this poem is heart warming and caring, enjoyed ~always, Linda