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Come hold his hand

Come hold his hand Just because they're gnarled and old Doesn't mean hes lost his soul To have a moment that he knows Someone sees him not as he shows Has anyone got any insight Peoples words are left and right they hold no heed infact they bite What could possibly make him smile When's the last time, think a while Perhaps his face is frozen stiff Ever thought to unlock it Another Man dies the world rolls on Do you understand who he was? Those hands once young his face once bright The weight of life has left him a sight He's still that young man inside The gnarled old skin a place to hide A story to be told for each scar worn A lifetime of pain to be reborn In his eyes you can still see Just who he used to be Don't mistake the outer exterior He's inside not inferior The hardest Men will get old Remember that when being bold His hands may be gnarled and scared A sign of his love for his family tarred

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Date: 8/6/2016 1:11:00 AM
Such a heartfelt poem and so very true....
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Heath Mason
Date: 8/6/2016 10:26:00 PM
Thanks Carole Dedicated to my Father an inspirational Man a beautiful soul such a shame we all get old
Date: 7/31/2016 9:18:00 AM
Thanks Linda I'll be sure to have a read of your poems and look forward to being friends :)
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Date: 7/23/2016 5:07:00 PM
Heath, Welcome to Poetry soup, I hope you enjoy the community. Here, you will find friendly poets who enjoy supporting one another. I myself, enjoy reading and commenting those who want to be read. The only time I give constructive criticism is when a poet desires it. However, if for some reason the poem is not my field I will guide you to someone who is more qualified than I. Stop by and read one of my poems if you like. My poems are not perfect, but I have a feeling you might like one. I encourage you to check out the contest page and read to receive comments. Tell me a little about your poetic skills if you like. It will be my pleasure to follow and read every poem you post from here on :) We are Lucky To Have you. Your New Poet Friend @-> LINDA <-@
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Date: 7/20/2016 11:11:00 AM
Heath,,, Welcome to Poetry Soup. It will be a delight to read and become familiar with your poems in the future. As for now, I will greet you with the same smile others passed when I first joined the soup. Wishing you and your poetry the best. I hope you get to meet all the nice poets around here STARTING with me- SKAT :) Drop a hello and tell me a little about yourself if you wish. I would like to be your newest poetry soup "FRIEND" Hugs **YNR - SKAT**
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Heath Mason
Date: 7/20/2016 11:14:00 AM
Thanks Skat I'm new to sharing my poetry any constructive Critisism would be appreciated.