Reaching Out

I feel your pain,
With every tear.
I see your face,
Mapped out with fear.

If there’s a hand
Can you still reach it?

You walk in shadows,
The pace is slow.
You walk in circles,
Nowhere to go.

Hold out your hand
Trust we won’t breach it

A mountain to climb,
Each and every day.
Stripped of your pride,
Hope slipping away.

Take a hand
You can teach it

You feel alone,
That no-one cares.
You grow hungry,
The food is scarce.

Lend a hand
Don’t just preach it!

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All comments to any of my written pieces are welcome - good, bad and even the downright ugly. My aim is to improve with each piece and you can help me achieve this.
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11 Responses to Reaching Out

  1. Eileen says:

    Another profound piece of poetry from my celtic friend,your abilities know no bounds.

  2. cinnamon blues says:

    I enjoyed the rhythm and sense of this poem.

  3. Eileen says:

    Have you thought about uploading your poems on to a site like http://www.booksie.com or http://www.writerscafe.org? my poems were very well received and i received tons of reviews on those sites..

  4. Eileen says:

    Hello Gill have you thought of posting your poems on sites like http://www.booksie.com or http://www.writerscafe.org or cold coffe.ning?.I received a lot of good positive feedback on those sites in the past and plenty of reviews on all of my writing including my 130 or so poems.Happy Independence day.

    • Hey Eileen – sorry I didn’t reply sooner to your advise to check out some websites – two of your comments went straight into my spam folder ( very odd!). I will check these out soon – thanks! X

  5. Eileen says:

    Sorry this site isn’t for me i think i will go back to using Booksie.com again

  6. Shakermaker says:

    I am still reading your poems and it doesn’t mean i won’t be back in due course to raise a cheer with you on your undoubted abilities to write well,concise crafted poetry.

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