Stop And Listen So You Might Care And Love

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Stop

Don’t speak.

Don’t move.

Don’t blink.

Don’t even breathe.


Listen

Don’t insult.

Don’t threaten.

Don’t lecture.

Don’t even open your mouth.


Care

Don’t gild truth.

Don’t ignore.

Don’t tell her to ‘suck it up’

Don’t even send her fake e-mails of false hope.


Love

Don’t threaten.

Don’t lie.

Don’t show up for two days then disappear.

Don’t even say you love her just to prove a point, or win a fight.


Care

Tell her the truth.

Show her that she means something to you.

Give her words of truthful hope, and guidance.

Please, give her something to prove that she is worth saving.


Listen

That means holding your tongue.

That means not switching the conversation to you.

That means not trying to analyze ever word she says.

Please, trust that she knows what she’s doing.


Stop

Being so hard on yourself.

Making up problems obviously fake.

Talking to her about people she would rather forget.

Please, take time from your oh-so-busy day and

Stop

Listen

Care

And Love





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Castrol said...
Nov. 6, 2009 at 10:04 pm
I get it. I really do. It's good stuff. Simple and straight forward. I like it.
Write on.
 
Sumemrdaze said...
Oct. 9, 2009 at 12:15 pm
I love the meaning and word useage in this poem. You got your point across very well:) Great job
 
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