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   The stranger lurks about each day

And no one knows his name.



His clothes are dark; his hat down low

Each day he looks the same.



The people talk and gossip

Of the harm that he might do.



Perhaps he's only searching

For a friend to find anew.



We judge too quickly throughout life

Labelling people at a glance.



Maybe we would be happier

Giving a stranger a second chance.




This work has been published in the Teen Ink monthly print magazine. This piece has been published in Teen Ink’s monthly print magazine.




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Phavi K. said...
Mar. 14, 2009 at 5:06 pm
wow , it good!
 
Tavy M. said...
Mar. 14, 2009 at 3:39 pm
I love this poem. You gave me inspiration on the last poem I wrote. Recently there's been a project to do in my english class and we had to write many different poems. The one you effected me on was the family member poem. I saw how easily this one flowed and I loved the rhyme scheme you used. You did an excellent job of sending a message to the reader. The message was true as well. People have become so judgemental these days, we just need to give people a chance to prove that there's mor... (more »)
 
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