Understand Me

March 8, 2010
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Listen and be taciturn,

Open wide your heart to understand mine.

I am a human with thoughts.

You winnow me from your presents because you presume you have naught to gain,
So with cross'd arms you refrain.

You understand not,
Because you heed not.

Wilt thou take time,
To understand mine?

My head can think,
My mind can heed,
My voice can even speak.

But will you not listen?

You ramble on without end,
And but for a moment I listen.

But then comes my turn and you are not there to listen.

You sometimes act like you hear me,
But yet you don't really.

Because you offer up your perception,
And I know you were looking with blind eyes of disception.

And deaf ears,
So now mine are fill'd with doubt and tears.

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Shahed said...
May 9, 2010 at 10:23 pm
I read it not once but twice! I love it! I'm sorry becuase I just now read it, but it has great meanings, it touched me, becuase I feel that way so many times, I feel I really relate to you lol somehow, its awesome, I cant pick a fav. line or two or 5, Ill pick the whole thing, I gave you a 5 out of 5, wish they had +10!! <3 <3 great work, God bless your gift!
noelleism replied...
May 21, 2010 at 12:21 pm
Thanks! I Think line #4 is my favorite. But I think this is one of my favorite works. :) Thanks 4 keepin' up.
Shahed replied...
May 21, 2010 at 4:10 pm
You're so welcome!!! ;) great work, honestly!
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