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How Important We Are

Hands.
Have you ever thought what hands give us?
They give us a mother’s comfort,
A father’s discipline,
A grandmother’s sorrow,
A grandfather’s wisdom,
A lover’s touch.

Eyes.
Have you ever thought what eyes give us?
They give us a mother’s protection,
A father’s expression,
A grandmother’s love,
A grandfather’s character,
A lover’s life.

Lips.
Have you ever thought what lips give us?
They give us a mother’s soft voice,
A father’s harsh yell,
A grandmother’s everlasting stories,
A grandfather’s tales,
A lover’s sweet kiss.

Why then, do we abuse these things?
Why do we only use our hands to touch?
Why do we only use our eyes to look?
Why do we only use our lips to talk?

Don’t just touch, feel.
Don’t just look, see.
Don’t just talk, say something.

Realize how important you are.



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LazyDaisyLovesYou said...
Aug. 23, 2011 at 12:05 am:
This is pretty good, but I have to say it's unfair to say "a father's harsh yell," because just because he's a man doesn't mean he's harsh. My dad is very, very kind, and has only yelled really horrid once, and most likely never will again.
 
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LazyDaisyLovesYou said...
Aug. 23, 2011 at 12:02 am:
This is pretty good. But just to say, it's unfair to say  "a father's harsh yell" because my dad is very kind, and never yells harshly.
 
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JustineD said...
Jul. 9, 2011 at 11:20 am:
This is written in such a direct way, and it leaves an impact on one once they leave. Especially the last stanza, which is my personal favorite out of the entire poem. :) Good job. ^.^
 
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Jul. 22, 2011 at 1:53 pm :
Thanks :) I tried my best.
 
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